Plagiarism: Study of Prevailing Systems to prevent the Plague

Maninder Kaur Sood

The problem of plagiarism is very serious and spreading day by day with a fast pace. The main reason of increasing this problem is easy access to all types of material available on internet. Plagiarism has spared no field of work may it be business, academia or research. To prevent this problem, now-a- days a large no. of plagiarism detection software’s are available either freely or commercially. The purpose of this paper is to give brief description about some of the popular anti-plagiarism software’s and how do they work.

Keywords: Plagiarism; anti-plagiarism s/w; Turnitin; Viper; Urkund; writing fraud; plagiarism detection tools.

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