Introducing SimCheck: New Plagiarism Detection Software

New for E-Term!

SimCheck is a new plagiarism detection software integrated into Canvas that checks your students written work against our institutional repository, the web, library databases and journals, textbook publishers, homework help sites, and books.

SimCheck has been integrated into Canvas Assignments as an optional tool for instructors. It serves as a replacement for the previous tool, VeriCite.

Students may also check their own papers for plagiarism in a separate course site set up by the Academic Technology Center and the Gordon Library. These “draft” papers are not stored in the institutional repository.

Please use the links below to learn how to use SimCheck. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to canvashelp@wpi.edu and we’d be happy to set up a one-on-one session to help you get set up!

For Instructors

Create an Assignment

Release Similarity Report Options

How to Access Similarity Report

How to Interpret the Report Score

Full Documentation

 

For Students

SimCheck for Students

Check Your Papers for Plagiarism

If you have any questions about this or any other tech tool, please feel free to reach out to canvashelp@wpi.edu.

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