Using Copyleaks Plagiarism Checker add-in for Microsoft Word


One of the biggest disappointment for teachers is to find their students committing an act of plagiarism. Plagiarism can erode learning. As such, it remains one of the biggest concerns for teachers. While teachers can easily spot whether the work is plagiarized or not, spending time on finding so rather than giving 100 percent attention to the grading and reviewing process, proves to be a worthless exercise. A tool that is solely dedicated to the process of finding this can come to the rescue of teachers. Thus, Copyleaks Plagiarism Checker finds its application here.

Copyleaks Plagiarism Checker is an add-in for Microsoft Word that helps teachers check their students’ documents for plagiarism straight from their Microsoft Word software. The add-in also gives you access to the Copyleaks cloud and API-based content authentication service from within your Microsoft Office documents.

Copyleaks Plagiarism Checker add-in for Word

Copyleaks Plagiarism Checker helps content creators, teachers, students, bloggers, to assess content originality using the most sophisticated content tracing algorithms.

To use Copyleaks, open Microsoft Word and choose the ‘Insert’ tab. Next, under ‘add-ins’ section select ‘Store’ icon.

Search for ‘Copyleaks’ and when found, hit the ‘Add’ button.

Copyleaks Plagiarism Checker

Instantly, the ‘Copyleaks’ icon will be added to the ribbon interface.

Now, to find if the article contains items copied from other sources, simply hit the ‘Scan’ button, when reading any article in Word. You may check the ‘Entire document’ option.

Please note that you have to register with the service to use it. Once it is done, proceed further to scan the document.

It may take a while to complete the scanning process and results displayed, will indicate the extent to which document is plagiarized.

Thereafter, the teacher can take the necessary course of action. In all, Copyleaks Plagiarism checker makes the process of checking your Word document for plagiarism, easier and more simple.

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