Monthly Archives: August 2017


Even though PlagScan’s new sales intern Diana Horvath Vargas grew up in a small village outside of Cologne, her sense of internationality is quite vast. Diana is half Venezuelan, half German. She currently studies international business and management studies at the Fontys Venlo University in the Netherlands. She chose to… Read More »

New Trilingual Intern Joins PlagScan’s Sales Team





plagscan stolen inventions
As we have mentioned in several articles so far, plagiarism can be found in different forms and industries, even in video games. This time, we have collected the most prominent cases where inventions were stolen throughout history: The Telephone Alexander Graham Bell got his patent back in year 1876 and… Read More »

Stolen Inventions Throughout History



Feature 8 Changes
We strive to improve our report everyday: That’s why we are excited to introduce you to 4 new features, which improve your plagiarism report significantly. Feature 1: You only have an access view of a shared report and want to edit it? Now it is possible. In a blog post earlier this… Read More »

4 New Features for the PlagScan Report


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