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The manuscript describes plagiarism and evaluates some plagiarism detection tools through comparative inductive analysis of their features and functions.


Plagiarism detection software has become need of the hour. Academicians need to acknowledge this fact and should take some steps towards this new change towards research ethics and reliability. In this research paper, researchers attempt to cover the concept of plagiarism and analyses some of the plagiarism detection software with their features and functions, like-pricing and availability, user-friendliness, publisher checking, internet checking, language support etc. This evaluation of plagiarism detection software will help to enable researchers and academicians to understand the importance of plagiarism and the available functionalities of plagiarism checking tools.