Plagiarism Information for Faculty
Finding a Plagiarized Paper Online
1. Use popular search engines such as Google or AltaVista to search for a phrase from the paper because titles are often changed. If you surround your phrase with quotation marks, these search engines can search the text of other web pages for the exact wording used in your student's paper.
3. There are a number of services that will search out sources of plagiarized papers for a fee. You can learn more about these services from the links that follow.
Cheating 101: Paper Mills and You Designed by the Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University
Plagiarism and the Web Created by Western Illinois University
Plagiarism.org Resources from turnitin.com, a plagiarism detection software product
Plagiarism Tutorial from San José State University