Tracking Down a Suspect Paper
SUGGESTIONS FOR HOW TO FIND WHETHER
A STUDENT HAS COMMITTED PLAGIARISM
IN THEIR WRITING
Use a Search Engine to detect plagiarism
Type in suspicious phrases in multiple search engines
(because no search engine can index the entire Web).
Try some of these search engines:
All the Web http://www.alltheweb.com/
Internet Essay Exposer
Search some of the paper mills for suspect papers
Try some of the following paper mill sites that offer
free essays or essays for a fee.
Cyber Essays http://www.cyberessays.com/
AcaDemon Term Papers and Essays
Evil House of Cheat http://www.cheathouse.com/
All Free Essays http://allfreeessays.com/
Use Library Services
What help can the library provide?
Librarians are available to collaborate on assignments
and assist in creating meaningful research experiences
for the students.
Schedule a tailored research session with the library staff
for your class. Students overcome fears associated with
research in these sessions.
Use the Academic Resource Center (ARC)
What help can ARC provide?
Our writing consultants are trained to help students in
any step of the writing process. Our consultants help
students to understand the writing process and help build
writing skills. We are NOT a proofreading service.
Refer students with poor writing skills or suspected of
plagiarism to ARC
Require students to have a writing consultation as part of
the class requirement.