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2013 CrossRef Workshops Boot Camp CrossCheck Susan Collins


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2013 CrossRef Workshops Boot Camp CrossCheck Susan Collins

  1. 1. CrossRef Workshops 2013
  2. 2. 2006: CrossRef board raises plagiarism as area of concern Late 2007/ early 2008: pilot with seven publishers and technology partner iParadigms June 2008: CrossCheck launched November 2013: >500 CrossCheck publishers
  3. 3. What is it? •Not plagiarism detection! •iThenticate text comparison software from iParadigms •Software that analyses and compares text •Database of content to check against
  4. 4. Getting Started • Signed license agreement with iParadigms • Set-up content to be indexed and included in the CrossCheck database • iThenticate software crawls publisher website • Other iParadigms users can detect if someone is plagiarizing ‘your’ content, even if you haven’t started checking documents
  5. 5. How Does it Work? • Upload document • A similarity report is produced – percent of document that matches other content in the database. • Reports where the similar content comes from and can show the matching content side by side and in context. • Make a judgment on whether there has been a case of plagiarism
  6. 6. Yes No
  7. 7. Cost
  8. 8. For more information…