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Hello, do you have a plagiarism and grammar checker?

Last Updated: Oct 06, 2016  |  37 Views
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The university does not have dedicated plagiarism detection software, but there is a plagiarism checker in Blackboard called SafeAssign.  The basic way it works is that when you submit an assignment, SafeAssign can check your paper against a global database and look for areas that may too closely parallel someone else's work.  However, SafeAssign must be enabled by your instructor for each assignment, so I would check with them to see about using this feature.  Here is some more information on SafeAssign: &

As for grammar checking, I would make use of the university Writing Center for that.  You can make an appointment for either an in-person or online consultation, and their staff can discuss grammar and other aspects of your assignment.  For more information, check here:

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