Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
A Study on the Awareness of Plagiarism Detection Tools among the Research Scholars of Periyar University, Tamil NaduAuthor : V. Abirami and E. S. Kavitha
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 40-44
The present study is an attempt to analyse the status on the awareness of plagiarism detection tools among the research scholars of Periyar University. The data used for the study was collected using questionnaire method. Totally 102 respondents of randomly selected university scholars participated in this study. A self-reported questionnaire was used for the collection of primary data. Findings exposed that here was a low level of awareness around plagiarism amongst the University scholars. In addition to that the study exposed that several respondents did not know what plagiarism is. The study attempts to identify the awareness on the types of plagiarism, awareness of commercial tools and open tools, method used to avoid stand plagiarism, and to increase the knowledge about the plagiarism.
Plagiarism Detection Tools, Random Sampling Method
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