Urkund Plagiarism Detection via Email

To check a document for plagiarism, you should email it to (no subject or body required).  Once the scan is complete, you will receive a reply with the plagiarism report attached.

School of Computer Science Plagiarism Policy

It is very important that you are familiar with the School of Computer Science Plagiarism Policy and Procedures. The policy and procedures document is available here.  These policies and procedures should be read in conjunction with UCD's Student Plagiarism Policy, as well as the relevant sections of UCD's Student Code of Conduct, available at: 

Plagiarism Detection within Moodle and Brightspace

Urkund plagiarism detection can now used by Moodle and Brightsspace for assignment submissions. Urkund is a fully automated plagiarism detection system that works by matching assignment submissions against published materials, internet content, and previously submitted assignments. [More Information]

Avoiding Unintentional Plagiarism

The UCD Library has resources and advice for students to avoid unintentional plagiarism (e.g. by not citing or quoting from other sources correctly). For example:

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If you want to learn more about what can be regarded as plagiarism, there’s a whole lot of resources on the Internet. Here are a couple.

A quiz from Indiana University to get their view of what constitutes plagiarism:

A tutorial on plagiarism created by several Danish Universities, in English:

The Interactive Anti-Plagiarism Guide - Jönköping University, in English: