Plagiarism Issues Facing Government and Granting Bodies

Government spending and budgets have diminished in the past decade, putting increased pressure on researchers to get funding for their research. As the number of plagiarism and other misconduct cases rises each year, government organizations are becoming more aware of the need to implement new processes to verify: grant proposals; national citation; national or regional indexes; legal documents; legislative; financial reports; annual reports; reviews; inquiries; collaborative projects with multiple researchers or government agencies; task forces.

Government Bodies Using iThenticate

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • European Parliament
  • European Commission
  • Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
  • Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Qatar National Research Foundation
  • RTI International
  • South Africa Financial and Fiscal Commission
  • Statistics Canada
  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • United Nations (UN)
  • United States Department of Energy (DOE)
  • United States Department of Justice


You can never be too certain that even at the highest level that you are always getting original content. iThenticate has provided the kind of safety net that we were looking for.

- E. Kissel, University Corporation of Atmospheric Research (UCAR)