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Date of this Version

5-6-2019

Abstract

Plagiarism is an act that violates the law, have been cases that have occurred in Indonesia and the world, and most have occurred in the academic scope. The cause of plagiarism is influenced by many factors, one of them is the lack of provisions or standards that clearly someone can be said to be the perpetrator of plagiarism. However, regardless of the actions that occur, technological advancements encourage software that can prevent the emergence of plagiarism, namely the Turnitin software. In this case one of the state universities, The University of Indonesia has used it in order to prevent and overcome plagiarism. But the absence of provisions or standards regarding plagiarism raises different perceptions in each person related to the problem of plagiarism, and this raises different beliefs as well when people use the Turnitin software. Therefore, this study discusses whether the perception of plagiarism in each person relates to the user's trust in the accuracy of Turnitin software, especially among the academic community of the University of Indonesia. The approach that used in this study is quantitative explanative by using the University of Indonesia academic community as many as 85 people as respondents. The results of the study indicate the correlation of perceptions of plagiarism (X) with the user's trust in the accuracy of Turnitin software (Y), and have a positive correlation. Based on the results of the coefficient t count of 3.590 while the t table is 1.663 (3,590>1,663) with a significance level of 0.05, then is rejected so that there is a correlation between variable X and Y. The correlation is classified as a low correlation, with a correlation coefficient of 0.389.

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