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Not yours for the taking

(Op-ed published by Today, Aug. 1, 2014)

By Trisha Craig

Plagiarism, or taking other people’s words and ideas and passing them off as one’s own, has burst into the news in the past week. 245 more words

Using text classification to determine authorship

In high school, my classmates and I were required to use the website turnitin.com, which bills itself as a “global leader in evaluating and improving student learning” but which really exists for a single (albeit important) purpose: determining whether submitted papers are plagiarized from online sources. 636 more words

PLAGIARISM IS ETHICALLY AND MORALLY FRAUDULENT…SAYS FUNAAB VC

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Prof. Olusola Oyewole, has described plagiarism as an academic fraud.The VC, who also described it as an ugly development, said it was ethically and morally wrong to engage in it.Oyewole stated this at the just-concluded seminar organised by the College of Plant Science and Crop Production in the university. 505 more words

NEWS

Turnitin scheduled maintenance 26th July

Turnitin will be temporarily unavailable on the 26th July during scheduled maintenance.

Downtime period:

From 17:00  on the 26th July 2014 until 05:00 on the 27th July 2014. 38 more words

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