A robust plagiarism checker can be an excellent tool for almost anyone.
Not only can students take advantage of our free online system.
Disguised plagiarism forms, including paraphrased text, cross-language plagiarism, as well as structural and idea plagiarism often remain undetected.
This weakness of current systems results in a large percentage of scientific plagiarism going undetected.
As part of Elsevier's commitment to protecting the integrity of the scholarly record, Elsevier feels a strong obligation to support the scientific community in all aspects of research and publishing ethics.
We invest in many resources to help educate researchers on how to avoid ethical issues, to detect any issues during the editorial process, to support editors in handling publishing ethics allegations and, if necessary, to correct the scholarly record.
Bela Gipp provides an overview of the state-of-the art in plagiarism detection and an analysis of why these approaches fail to detect disguised plagiarism forms.
The author proposes Citation-based Plagiarism Detection to address this shortcoming.
Plagiarism is a problem with far-reaching consequences for the sciences.
However, even today’s best software-based systems can only reliably identify copy & paste plagiarism.