Plagiarism detection software is accessible, affordable and effective, yet many common misunderstandings exist about its use, functionality and capabilities. With this in mind, we recently released a paper that revealed seven misconceptions of plagiarism software. To elaborate even further on these points, two of the creators of the paper—Hallie Kapner and Jonathan Bailey—have recorded a brief video discussion. Together, they explore practical details of plagiarism software, give advice about proper usage, and even touch on best practices of scholarly writing, editing and publishing as it pertains to plagiarism detection.
Watch the 20-minute webcast: