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Managing plagiarism prevention

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Enabling plagiarism prevention

To make use of plagiarism prevention, the feature must be enabled by an administrator by checking the enable plagiarism plugins box in Settings > Site administration > Advanced features.


Plagiarism prevention plugins

An administrator then needs to install and configure one or more plagiarism prevention plugins in Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Plagiarism prevention > Plagiarism settings. Possible plugins include:

  • Crot - Free open source tool. (works with MySQL only).
  • Compilatio - Commercial tool requires subscription
  • Moss - Free for non-commercial usage
  • Programming - supports Moss and Jplag
  • Turnitin - Commercial tool requires subscription
  • URKUND - Commercial tool requires subscription