Plagium helps you to ensure the originality of a text
by detecting and identifying possible plagiarisms.

Quick Search

$0.04 / page

  • search for plagiarism
Free Quick Search

For an occasional free plagiarism search, simply paste your text into the above text window and click Quick Search.

As long as you do not have too many searches, you will not be charged.

If you are a regular user sign up here to get a Plagium account and purchase search credits to access Plagium’s many new features.

Deep Search

$0.08 / page

  • in depth plagiarism check
Plagium Member Benefits

Deep Search: provides extra levels of plagiarism search and additional display tools. You must sign up for a Plagium account to use this.

File uploading: if you have a Microsoft Word, PDF or native text file, simply upload the file. Plagium will then generate a report on possible text reuse. You must have a paid-up Plagium account to use this feature. Sign up here to get an account.

File Search

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  • compare uploaded files

Plagium can help you to compare text documents. Plagium reports display differences in a visual format that is easy to understand and handle.

You must have a paid-up Plagium account to use this feature. Sign up here to get an account.

Learn about Plagium's other great features: Institutional Accounts or Plagium API.

If schools wish to impress upon their students how serious an offense plagiarism is, they might start with an explanation of the word’s history. Plagiarize (and plagiarism) comes from the Latin plagiarius “kidnapper.” This word, derived from the Latin plaga (“a net used by hunters to catch game”), extended its meaning in Latin to include a person who stole the words, rather than the children, of another. When plagiarius first entered English in the form plagiary, it kept its original reference to kidnapping, a sense that is now quite obsolete.

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