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Academic Integrity

A guide to Academic Integrity at Lorain County Community College

Software Test

Prof. Weber-Wulff routinely tests plagiarism detection systems. Her recommendation: "Only use these systems when suspicions of plagiarism arise that cannot be found with 3-5 words in a search machine. The focus should be on teaching students about plagiarism and how to avoid it instead of investing time in using software ..."

Free Plagiarism Detection Software

Looking for a Plagiarized Web Page

You may try phrase searching for a unique phrase in a favorite search engine.

Google -- put the phrase in quotes ("  ")

Yahoo -- put the phrase in quotes ("  ")

The phrase you are searching may be highlighted and easily found. If it is not highlighted, use the "Find in Page" function of the browser to go to the point where the phrase appears.

Looking for a Plagiarized Article

The LCCC Library Research staff can help you find articles.  Contact us at (440) 366-4106 or submit your question to us here.

OneSearch searches MOST of our databases with one search.  Search the suspected phrase on OneSearch -- be sure to put the phrase in quotations

Use OneSearch to search most of our databases at one time.
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