SafeAssign is based on a unique text-matching algorithm capable of detecting exact and inexact matching between a paper and source material. Submissions are compared against several databases:
Grammarly also offers a plagiarism checker here. Grammarly's online plagiarism checker compares your text to over 16 billion web pages and academic papers stored in ProQuest’s databases. When part of your text matches something written online or in a database, you’ll get a plagiarism alert.
The KU library provides a Grammarly account for all students, faculty, and staff using your Kettering.edu email address. For more information on how to activate your Grammarly account, click here.
This video will tell you what is plagiarism, the consequences of plagiarism, and the 5 types of plagiarism you're most likely to encounter.