As if hot on the heels of my last post, Adam Dachis has posted the advice Use a Plagiarism Checker to Get References for a Research Paper on LifeHacker.
He lists a number of free “plagiarism-checkers,” including Plagiarisma (critiqued in Authentic Authenticity).
Dachis is aware that few “plagiarism-checkers” discover all “borrowed” material, so he advises
Your mileage may vary with the different tools, so you probably should run your paper through a few of them to get all your sources. Continue reading