Plagiarism News


Desperate Student
Where do essay mills come from? Academic Fraud has not just emerged as an issue of the digital age. The concept of essay mills (also called term paper mills) and ghostwriters has been around since the nineteenth century. Student organizations such as fraternities stored academic work in “file banks” and… Read More »

Essay Mills and Their Impact on Education


What is Open Access? Open Access allows universal and free accessibility of all kinds of published information on the web. The concept was first introduced by the Budapest Open Access Initiative in February 2002. The initiative defined the concept of open access as follows: “The literature that should be freely… Read More »

Open Access Fosters Education and Global Collaboration



Incarnate Bleach
    Photo by Aliis Sinisalu on Unsplash   In our series about  Plagiarism in various industries, we previously wrote  on plagiarism in films and video games. This time, it will be about Plagiarism in literature and comics: as some of you are finally enjoying a good book during vacation to cope with… Read More »

4 cases of plagiarism in literature and comics.


Plagiarism can be found in different forms and industries. Recently we have published an article about plagiarism in video games. This time, we have collected the most prominent cases where plagiarism was present in the movie industry. Rear Window (1954) vs. Disturbia (2007) The US thriller “Disturbia” is a reinterpretation… Read More »

Plagiarism in the movie industry



Fake news has been making waves in the media. Like many, I get my news from social media – articles shared by friends, Youtube videos about current events or alleged quotes from public figures often appear credible. A variety of different voices and perspectives allow me to build my own opinion, independently of… Read More »

What’s Behind the Issue of Fake News?





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.… Read More »

The Dynamic LMS Market



Federal Ministry of Education in Vienna, Austria “We have been using PlagScan successfully at more than 300 higher education secondary schools (Gymnasium) since 2015 to examine academic work of students.” – Anna Lasselsberger   Why do we use a plagiarism software? Our goal is to prepare students properly for the… Read More »

300 Secondary Schools in Austria Use PlagScan – Read Why


We have now released six new video tutorials for our customers. The new tutorials are made to guide our clients through different processes and cover several aspects such as the plagiarism report or the administration of organization accounts and submission. They also mention multiple frequently asked questions we have received from schools, universities and… Read More »

6 New Video Tutorials to guide you through PlagScan