Antiplagiat

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Introduction

This manual is intended to familiarize you with the means of work in the "Antiplagiat".

The manual contains information about the purpose, capabilities, features of the system, as well as a description of the actions that provide check of text documents for the detecting reuse.

Terms and definitions

Term

Definition

System "Antiplagiat" (service)

Online tool for working with text documents with user interface on the web-site.

Text reuse

A fragment of the document text that contains the text or a fragment of the source text and is not formatted in accordance with citation rules

Self-citation

A fragment of the document text that contains the text or a fragment of the source text, the author or co-author of which is the author of the verified document

Citation

A fragment of the document text that contains the text or a fragment of the source text and formatted in accordance with the rules of citation, with full bibliographic information about the source. Also citation includes common expressions, bibliography, fragments of text found in sources from the collections of regulatory documents.

Text reuse percentage

The proportion of all found text reuses in relation to the total size of the verified document in characters

Self-citation percentage

The proportion of all found self-citations in relation to the total size of the verified document in characters

Citation percentage

The proportion of all found citations in relation to the total size of the verified document in characters

Originality percentage

The proportion of all document text fragments that were not found in the sources used for verification, in relation to the total size of the verified document in characters

Report

The result of checking the text for reuse:

  • Brief report - is a percentage of originality, list of text sources.
  • Full report - is a percentage of originality, list of text sources, the full text of the document, marked with found reused text blocks.

Report share

The ratio of the amount of text reuse that is accounted for in this source to the total size of the document. That is, if the same text was found in several sources, it is considered only in one of them.

Text share

Ratio of the volume of the text reuse on this source to the total size of the document. Shares in the text are not summarized by sources.

Report blocks

The number of text blocks reused from the source, taking into account the intersections of all found sources.

Text blocks

The number of text blocks reused from a source without regard to other found sources.

Collection (search module)

The software module of the corporate version of the system "Antiplagiat", implementing the search for text reuse. The module uses a search index or a special computational algorithm to build reports. The system can have several collection. Search modules may differ in purpose, for example:

  • Internet search;
  • Citations;
  • Russian State Library (RSL) collection;
  • Lexpro collection;
  • eLIBRARY collection;
  • National Library of Belarus (NLB) collection.

Once you have access to several search collections, you can build both individual reports and a single report for all search collections.

Some collections perform searches across specialized databases with the casts of the texts of the source documents, but to obtain access to the selected search module doesn't mean getting access to the full texts of the documents it can find this collection. In the received reports, links to the documents will be indicated (their names will also be given), and when viewing the source text, it will contain fragments that coincide with the document being checked.

Browser

Software that allows users to view pages on Internet sites and access files and software associated with those pages. For example, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, etc.

Text metrics

Semantic characteristics for each uploaded document.

Purpose and conditions of use

The service is designed to check text documents for plagiarism. As a result of the scan, users receive text reuse reports. The report contains information on the sources and indicators of text reuse by source, as well as detailed information with the indication of those fragments of the checked document that have been identified as text reuse. The identification is accompanied by the presentation of the matching text fragment of the borrowing source and/or the reference to the original (URL). As a result of the document check, the user can determine which part of the document is written independently and which part is reused.

To use the service you need:

  • Connect to the Internet;
  • Install a browser or use the browser of one of the most common types built into your operating system (MS Internet Explorer version 11 and above, Mozilla Firefox version 58 and above, Opera version 51 and above, Chrome version 64 and above).

The results of work with the system "Antiplagiat" are not the basis for claims of copyright violations, the service is aimed at use only for information purposes. In other words, we do not declare that a particular text is plagiarism, but only inform you about the presence of the same or similar text fragment. It is possible that when working with the service, you will find the text copied from other sources, including the possibility that the downloaded document is the original source. In any case, when working with the service, be careful, try to be objective and do not rush to conclusions. Remember that the service is only a tool of work, and only the user can give a real assessment to the document.

Preparation for the start

Workplace

To prepare the workplace when working with the system "Antiplagiat" enough to open a browser. To work with the service, browsers of the most common types, such as MS Internet Explorer version 11 and above, Mozilla Firefox version 58 and above, Opera version 51 and above, Chrome version 64 and above, can be used.

To get started, go to the service website by typing in the address bar of the browser address you received by e-mail from the administrator of the company.

So, we have a ready workplace:

  • files downloaded to your computer;
  • the browser is open;
  • the service's website page is opened in the browser.

Log in and log out from the system

To access the system, use the login form. To do this, click on the "Log in" link in the upper right corner of the page.

Log in to the workspace in the "Antiplagiat" system

Fill your credentials into the opened login form. Click on the "Show password" button, if you want to check the correctness of the password. Click on the "Log in".

Login form into «Antiplagiat» system

After log in the icon "Menu" will be displayed on every page of the website in the upper right corner of the page. When you click on the icon, the navigation through the sections of your account will be available. To the left of the "Menu" icon you will see a brief information about yourself: the role in the system and e-mail. Figure 4 depicts an example for the "Expert" role.

Dropdown menu

To log out from the system, click on the "Menu" icon and then select "Log out".

Role change

If your system administrator has assigned you more than one role, you will see an arrow next to the role name located at the top of the page. Click the name of the current role to view the full list of roles available to you.

List of user's roles

To change a role, click its name in the drop-down list of roles. After that, the page will change the name of the current role, and you will be redirected to the user account for this role. Please note that only one role is available at a time.

Profile

To go to your profile, click on the "Menu" and select the "Profile" tab.

In the profile you can review your credentials. User's data can be changed only by the company administrator.

User's profile

Support

If you do not find answers to questions about the system, please contact support. To do this, click on the "Menu" in the upper right corner and select the "Support" tab. The system opens a window with a form to send the case.

Feedback form

Enter your question in the "Message" field and click on the "Send" button. Our experts will respond to your request to the e-mail, which was used to log in.

Adding a website

Our Internet search module performs a check on the already indexed sites of the web. If you find an interesting site or resource that is not included in the Internet search module, you can add it to our search module. This will allow you to build more complete and reliable reports for check through the Internet search module.

To add a website for indexing, click on "Menu" and select "Add website". Copy the link in the URL field and click "Add". You can also leave a comment about the site to which this link leads, for example, that this site is an open e-library or abstracts site.

Website indexing form

If the site you specify is already known to our system, you will receive the message: "The Site has already been processed by our system".

Please note that the new website will be placed in the Internet search Module according to the order of the indexing queue.

Administration

View the list of users

To view the list of users, click on "Menu" icon and select "Administration" section.

The list of company users appears with the information about them.

List of company's users

First time you log in, you will see two users with Administrator role (learn more about roles in the "User roles" section):

  • Antiplagiat Support service – an employee of Antiplagiat company, who is responsible for supervision over system efficiency, troubleshooting and assistance to users of the company.
  • Root administrator - administrator of your company, created by Antiplagiat support service during company activation.

User roles

The system "Antiplagiat" provides the following user roles:

  • Administrator - user of system, who is responsible for administration of usage of the purchased product.
  • Structural subdivision administrator – user of system, who is responsible for administration of usage of the purchased product within structural subdivision.
  • Expert - user of system, who checks text documents.
  • Teacher - user of system, who conducts teaching activity and checks student papers in the system.
  • Student - user of system, who uploads his/her papers for evaluation by the teacher.
  • Head of experts - user of system, who checks text documents and has some administrative rights.
  • Supervisor - user of system, who can view all actions of all users of purchased system.

Availability of these roles depends on your system configuration.

User search

For convenience of usage of the list of users, the system provides search for users by id, e-mail, name, registration date, login date, role and status.

Search for users by E-mail

By default, list of users is sorted by registration date in descending order. You can change sorting order in the header of the table, the direction of the arrow will change, pointing to the sorting method, and the column, which is currently sorted, is highlighted in bold.

Impersonation of administrator into user's workspace

You can impersonate into account of any company's user. To do this, click on "Log in" button in row with the selected user. Page with user's workspace under his/her login will open in the new tab. Administrator can access all features and documents of this user.

Log in to impersonation mode.

Creation of a new user

To add a user of the system, click on the "Add user" button in the top menu. Fill in the fields of the opened form and click "Add". The new user will be displayed in the top row of the table.

E-mail, password and role are the required fields.

Multiple roles can be assigned to a user in the system. Depending on the roles assigned, the user can switch between them and perform the activities that are specific to the role.

The administrator can create a password for the user or use the "Generate password" button. If the "Send password by mail" mark is ticked, then the password will be automatically sent to the user's e-mail specified during registration.

Creation of a new user of the company

Editing users

To change the information about a user, click on the "Edit" button in the row of the appropriate user. The edit user's account window will open.

The administrator can change the e-mail, password and information about user, change or add the role in the system to the user.

The edit tab of the user's account

To send information about the password by e-mail, you need to mark the "Send password by email" in the edit tab of the user's account.

Please, pay your attention that a new password is assigned to the user during sending information about the password.

Administrator can send passwords by e-mail to several users at the same time. To do this, mark those users, whom you need to send a password by e-mail, and click on the "Send password by e-mail" button in the top menu.

Please, pay your attention that passwords for some system users cannot be changed (root administrator, "Antiplagiat" support service).

Blocking and deleting users

You can use the menu above the list of company's users to block and delete the user's account. On the same form, you can restore and unblock the user.

To block/delete several users at the same time, you need to mark appropriate users and click on the "Block" button or "Delete" button.

Delete/Block several users

By default, the user list displays only activated users. To see deleted or blocked users, click the filter icon next to the "Status" column, select the status "blocked" or "deleted" and then click "Apply".

Review of blocked users

Mark appropriate users, click on the "More" button and select the "Unblock" or "Restore" action.

Company profile

The company administrator can view the company profile. To do this, in the upper right corner click on the "Menu" icon and go to the "Company profile" tab. The company profile consists of the following tabs: "Account data", "Notification settings", "Contacts", "Statistics" and "Billing".

Review of account data

"Account data" tab displays information about company, information about available search modules and about company’s own collection, dates of activation and deactivation and e-mail of the root administrator of company.

This tab is not editable by company administrator. If you find a mistake or want to change information on this page, contact our technical support (support@antiplagiat.ru).

"Account data" tab in company profile

Settings

On the "Settings" tab you can choose language of system's interface. Select language in the drop-down menu and click on the "Save" button. If you select "Not specified" option, the system interface will be displayed in Russian language by default.

"Settings" tab in company profile

Notification settings

In the "Notification settings" tab you can specify whether to notify when the limits are reached and select the timeframe of notification, and a specific date of notification. The system also has the ability to display a message and a warning about deactivation on the main page of the system.

"Notification settings" tab in company profile

By default, the notification setting is set for 14, 2 days and at the time of shutdown. You can change the default settings, change e-mail for sending notifications, and enter an additional notification date. In the field "Mailing list addresses" you can enter several e-mails, without spaces through the separator ";".

Please pay your attention that sending notification at the moment of deactivation is mandatory and cannot be edited.

You can mark or unmark the output of the shutdown message and the company's shutdown warning on the company home page. By default, "Display deactivation message" is selected.

To save your changes, click "Save".

View and edit contact information

The "Contacts" tab displays contact information of the company administrator.

The "Contacts" section is filled with the information specified in the contract. This field is not editable by the administrator. To make changes, please contact our technical support (support@antiplagiat.ru).

In the "Additional contacts" section you can enter additional contact information in the edit field. To save your changes, click "Save".

"Contacts" tab in company profile

Usage statistics review

To view statistics on the "Antiplagiat" system usage please go to the page "Statistics" by clicking on the respective section of "Menu". This page displays the date of the most recent update of statistics and a statistical report by companies, aimed to assess the extent of system utilization and monitor the number of checks within one company.

Detailed system use

To generate the statistical report, select the time period for which you want to build a report, and click on the "Generate" button.

To view the actual data without taking into account deleted users and/or documents, mark the box next to " Do not include deleted users" and/or "Do not include deleted documents".

The following metrics are displayed in the generated statistical report:

  • Users at the end of the period. The number of users created in the company from the very beginning till the end date of the selected interval.
  • Active users. The number of users who have uploaded or checked at least one document during the selected period.
  • Documents in Storage. Number of documents uploaded to the Storage during the selected period.
  • Documents in Index. Number of documents added to the Index during the selected period.
  • Please, pay your attention: Documents which are in the process of indexing are not included in the statistics.

  • Generated reports. Number of text reuse reports generated during the selected period.
  • Average number of checks. Number of checked documents divided by the number of active users.

In addition to viewing the statistical report on the website, there is the ability to download a report in csv format. To do this, click on the "Download a report" button.