Brandnew feature: The Organization repository is now released   Recently updated !

We are proud to announce the release of our newest feature: the organizational repository. Schools, universities, businesses and all other organizational customers can now benefit from our storage system that enables the gathering of all uploaded and checked documents from all users. Instead of having each user storing documents in his own account, documents can now be… Read More »

Technology in Higher Education   Recently updated !

Predictions about the development of technology in higher education Over the last few decades many have predicted that extensively using technology will distort higher education. The main argument was that online courses will affect the pricing of traditional education by offering a more convenient and arguably a more effective option. Furthermore, adaptive education would also… Read More »

Stylometry is a Possible Solution to Detect Ghostwriting

Stylometry – Based on our previous blog post The Haunting Presence of Ghostwriting in Academia, we wanted to highlight existing technical methods helping to identify ghostwriting.  Even though a comprehensively viable solution is still under construction, we can take a look at a couple of scientific approaches and software solutions. As mentioned in the previous… Read More »

The Dynamic LMS Market

LMS market state and significance Dozens of startups desire the attention of college deans and other academic decision makers. The adoption rates of schools show that one category efficiently manages to take the majority of budgets and attention in higher education – the all-powerful LMS. However, this has already started changing. For those who are not… Read More »

Architectural Changes in PlagScan   Recently updated !

Having an archive or organization repository as a separate entity has been one of the most requested features for a while. In October 2016 we will finally release this feature to our users, who use PlagScan as an organization (Update: The feature was released on 22nd October, read here). As this involves some architectural changes, we made sure the… Read More »

New Administration Interface is now live!

We are proud to announce that the updated administration interface has been implemented last Monday and is now live. Numerous design and system improvements will enable an easier setup process and optimized workflow for administrators of schools, universities and organizations  As mentioned in one of our last posts Reducing Stress for Administrators, you will now benefit… Read More »

The Haunting Presence of Ghostwriting in Academia

Ghostwriting – the act of conducting work for someone else who can claim it as their own work – has become an attractive service to students around the globe. Students pay between $10 – $50 per page, depending on length, topic and time needed for the ghostwriter to complete the paper. A standard bachelor thesis… Read More »

New report options for dynamic filtering of plagiarism matches

Our new interactive plagiarism report  is still getting even better. Now we added the option filter matches which are shorter than a limit in terms of words or characters. This allows a more coarse or fine grained view, based on your requirements. As with all changes the plagiarism level is updated accordingly (before you could already toggle… Read More »

PlagScan Supports MAC Formats

We are happy to announce that PlagScan supports MAC formats from now on. The formats, developed by Apple Inc. include:   Pages for MAC (Apple iWork) [.pages] Numbers for MAC (Apple iWork) [.numbers] Key for MAC (Apple iWork) [.key]             Many users have reported their utilization of OS X and iOS… Read More »

Reducing Stress for Administrators

According to a study with 200 participants (GFI, 2015), a majority of IT administrators stated that they were highly stressed. Most of them have to deal with the pressure from users and management. For that reason, our IT team wants to simplify the work for your administrators and take away some of the pressure. IT admins feel that… Read More »