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.
101: Paper Mills and You Designed by the Kimbel
Library at Coastal Carolina University
and the Web Created by Western Illinois University
from turnitin.com, a plagiarism detection software product
Plagiarism Tutorial from San José State University