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Preventing Plagiarism from the Web
Presentation by Randy Rambo, Illinois Valley Community College
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"Using this [free essay] site will really pay off--in the form of extra time, studying without actually studying, higher grades, and more" (from AP Papers).
Students can plagiarize essays from a wide variety of online sources, from sample essays or lecture notes posted by instructors to online encyclopedias. But the most likely source of a plagiarized essay is one of the many "free essay" web sites. Below is a partial list of web sites providing essays, most of which are free. For links to many more such web sites, see Cheating 101: Paper Mills and You--Internet Paper Mills (from Margaret Fain at Coastal Carolina University).
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This page was last updated on 06 June 2013
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