Antiplagiat

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  1. Introduction
    1. Terms and definitions
    2. Purpose and conditions of use
  2. Preparation for the start
    1. Workplace
    2. User registration
    3. Login and logout from the system
    4. Social media accounts
    5. Password restore
  3. Profile
    1. Email change
    2. Password change
    3. Link with the social media account
  4. Support
  5. Adding a website
  6. Workspace
    1. Document check
    2. Text check
    3. Document recheck
    4. Viewing and editing document information
    5. Moving a document
    6. Document search
    7. Document deletion
  7. The report on the text reuse check result
    1. Full report
      1. Viewing the report
      2. Viewing information about the source
      3. External link to the source
      4. Viewing the source report
      5. Viewing report history
      6. Editing the list of sources
      7. Editing text reuse blocks
    2. Brief report
    3. Report with formatting
    4. Downloading the report
    5. Direct link to report
  8. Contact information

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.

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 volume 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 volume 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

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;
  • Collection of Russian State Library;
  • Lexpro collection;
  • eLIBRARY 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 website page is opened in the browser.

User registration

Before the beginning of the work, the user must be authenticated on the site. If you are already registered on the site, you should log in. Learn more about logging into the system from the section “Log in and out of in the system”.

To register on the site, open the registration window by clicking on the "Sign up" button on the main page of the site.

"Sign up" и "Log in" buttons located in the upper corner of the main page

In the window that opens, enter your email address and click "Sign up".

Before completing the registration, you will be asked to review the terms and conditions, which contain user agreement and the agreement for the processing of personal data. Pressing the "Sign up" button means that you have read and accept the terms of the user agreement and agreement for processing personal data. You can view the documents in a separate window by clicking the “terms and conditions” link.

Initial registration form

After a while, a letter with a password will come to the specified mail, enter the received password to enter the Workspace.

If you want to make sure that the password is entered correctly, click on the "Show Password" button.

If your mail has already been used for registration before, you will not be able to register with this mail again. In this case, to access the Workspace you need to use the “Log in” button.

If the letter does not come to the email box for a long time, try the procedure again. Make sure that the mail is entered correctly.

Login and logout from the system

If you are a registered user, use the login form to access the system, click on the "Log in" button in the upper right corner of the page.

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

If you have forgotten your password, use the "Restore password" link. For more information about password recovery, see Рassword Recovery.

Workspace login form

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

You can use social networks to enter the workspace. More details in the next paragraph.

Social media accounts

When you sign up or log in to your personal account, you can link to your social media accounts. Link to the social network allows you to quickly log in to your personal account using your social network credentials.

To link the account to a social network, open any window - "Login" or "Sign up" and select the icon with the social network you want to attach.

Sign up with the social media account

A special window will open to confirm the data transfer from the social network. If you have not yet introduced yourself to the social network site, you will be prompted to log in in this window.

The social network site will ask you for confirmation to send your credentials. Confirm the sending of the data.

After that, you will be redirected back to the registration completion form, using the form you can choose: attach a social media account to an existing account on the site or register a new account with the social media account.

If you selected "I am a new user", the registration window will open, fill it in and click "Create account". You will be sent, enter the password and click "Create account" again to complete the registration.

After completing the registration you will be able to log in using the attached account.

Registration form after the submission of account data from the social network: page “I am a new user”

If the entered mail is the same as the mail of your account or was automatically entered using the data received from the social network, then you will not need to enter the password – you will be logged in immediately after clicking "Create account". To the indicated e-mail will be sent a password, with this mail and password. In case of failure of the social network site you can enter the Workspace the standard way.

If you have already received mail from the social network, you can attach a social network account to your existing account of the "Antiplagiat" system.

If you selected "I already have a username", then log in using your credentials, with which the registration was made.

Registration form after the submission of account data from the social network; page “I already have a username”

After logging in, the social network account will be linked to your account on the Antiplagiat website.

Password restore

If you cannot access your personal account because you have forgotten your password, you can perform the password recovery procedure.

To recover your password, click on the "Restore password" button in the login window. In the window that opens, enter your email and click " Restore".

Password restore window

You will receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password and a link. Follow this guide and follow the link. Then you will be sent an automatically generated password to your email. Use it and your e-mail to enter the Workspace.

Profile

To go to your profile, click on the "Menu" icon in the upper right corner and select "Profile".

Profile is a special section of the Workspace, where you can view and edit the credentials and additional data of your account.

You can specify your personal data and upload an image in your profile. To do this, enter your data in the fields and click "Edit".

To upload an image to your profile, click on "Upload image".

To return a standard portrait image, delete the uploaded image in your profile by clicking on "Delete".

Workspace section - Profile

Email change

In order to change the e-mail that is used to log in, enter your current password and your new e-mail address and click "Save".

When the button is clicked, the site will show the message: "a link to confirm the change of mail has been sent to the new mail".

Go to your mailbox, the address of which you have specified as a new email, and then click on the link in the email .

The message from the website of Antiplagiat service

Thus, by clicking on the link, you confirm that you have access to the specified mail. Immediately after clicking the link to check the changes your new email to be completed.

Password change

To change your password, you will need to enter your old password and then enter your new password in the appropriate fields.

You can make sure that the password is entered correctly by clicking on the "Show password" button. After that, you will see symbols instead of dots.

If you are sure that you have entered the password correctly, click on the "Save" button, and your password for access to the Antiplagiat service Workspace will be changed to a new one.

If you have entered a new password incorrectly, you can use the password recovery procedure, but only if you have access to the mailbox specified in your profile.

Link with the social media account

If you want to login to the system without entering e-mail and password, it is necessary to link your social media accounts with your profile. To link to a social network, just click on the "+" (plus) sign or the icon of the social network you want to attach. After clicking the social network window opens with a confirmation form to send data, you need to confirm your consent to link to a social network.

If you have not yet been logged in to the social network, the social network will require you to log in before confirming the data submission.

Immediately after receiving your consent from the social network sent the data necessary to log in to the workspace, now when you log in, you can use the icon "Log in using the social network."

On the Profile page, you can also perform the reverse action - detach the social network account by clicking on the "X" icon located under the icon of the attached social network, or on the icon itself.

You can only link one account from one social network, so if you want to link to the same social network, you must first unsubscribe and then create the new link.

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.

Workspace

The Workspace provides an opportunity to upload and check documents. To access the document check, click on the "Menu" and select the "Workspace" section.

On the Workspace page, you will see the "Folders" and "Documents" panels, which are used to perform all the basic actions with the folders and documents of the Workspace.

Workspace

Document check

To upload documents for review, click the "Add document" button and select the files on your computer or drag and drop the documents you want to the "Add document" field.

Please note that the service supports the most common text file formats: pdf (with a text layer), txt, html, htm, docx, doc, rtf, odt, pptx. The size of the downloaded file should not exceed 100 MB.

In addition to downloading individual files, it is possible to download the archive folder. An archive folder means a file in the format RAR, ZIP or 7z. In this case, all documents from the archive folder are processed separately.

After you select the files, a window opens to configure the document check settings.

Adding the document

You can specify save options of the document and choose the modules which should be checked against the document.

If you do not enter the parameters, the following default values will be applied to the document: the folder that was opened when viewing the user's Workspace is selected, the document type is not specified, the name is the file name, all possible check options will be set for the search modules (depending on the services connected by the company).

Next, click on the "Continue" button, the document will be added to the Workspace and sent for check. In the folder where the document was added, you will see the added document, in the line with the document will be the date of loading the document. After the check is complete, the check results appear in the row.

Text check

In some cases, it is more convenient and faster to use the text check function, click on the "Add text" button. In the form that opens, type or paste in the text field, select the collections that will be used to check the document, and then click "Continue".

Adding the text

After you click "Continue", a document will appear in your workspace, its name will be the same as the first word in the entered text (no more than 15 characters), and then a check for this document will start.

Document recheck

If you want to check an uploaded document through other collections, you can use the recheck option. Mark the selected document, then click on the "Recheck" button in the top menu.

Documents marked for recheck

In the dialogue window, select the search collections and click "Continue".

Documents recheck

We recommend that you do not perform repeated checks on the same collections as in the previous checks: most likely, the result in this case will be identical.

The document will be sent for review and after a while the results will appear in the line with the document. It is impossible to send the document for rechecking, if it is in the process of checking.

Viewing and editing document information

Each document when added or moved to the Workspace is placed in the folder of the Workspace. Once you click on the name of the folder in which there are documents, you will see the documents contained in the respective folder.

User Workspace with the uploaded documents and folders structure

Documents are arranged in a list. Each row in the list displays information about the document, the result of the check, and a link to the report.

The originality assessment in the document line is intended for the primary, superficial acquaintance with the results of the check. To get a detailed assessment of the results of the test, go to the scan report view by clicking on the "Report" button.

To view the information about the document, open the folder, select the document you want to check and click the "Information" button in the top menu. A window will open with the document attributes and information about the date and duration of the download.

To view the text of the downloaded document, click its name in the list of documents. The "Version for reading" page opens, displaying the text of the document in page-by mode.

To navigate through the text pages, use the paging panel located above and below the text box. You can display all pages of the document at once by clicking the "Show all pages" button under the text field.

Also on this page you can view the attributes of the document and change them if necessary by clicking on the "Change name and type" button.

Review of the document information

The same operation can be performed by selecting the desired document in the Workspace and clicking the "Change name and type" button in the top menu. In the window that opens, you can change the name of the document and assign a document type.

Moving a document

To maintain the hierarchical structure of folders, use the "Folders" panel, displayed on the left in user Workspace. The "Folders" panel contains active items and buttons that allow you to perform actions on folders: add, delete (if the folder contains documents, they will be deleted), rename and move the folder, and navigate through the folders.

By default, a "Root folder" is automatically created in each Workspace, all other folders are created in it, this folder cannot be deleted, moved or renamed.

To the right of the folder names you will see a numeric value – this is the number of documents in the folder, so you can additionally control the distribution of documents by the folders.

To move a document from one folder to another, mark the document with a checkmark (you can select several documents to move), then click the "Move" button in the top panel.

The dialogue window will be opened; it will display the folder structure. Select the destination folder and click "Continue", then the document will move to the selected folder.

The window for moving the document (s)

Document search

To search for a document, enter the full or partial name of the document in the search bar, and then click on the button in the form of a magnifying glass or the Enter key.

Search bar

After the search is started, the list of documents will show the found documents in all the folders that are nested inside the root folder. You can navigate folders by leaving a request in action, then only documents on request will be visible in the folders.

Document deletion

To delete a document from the Workspace, tick it and click on the "Delete" button in the top panel.

Document deletion from Workspace

If you are a corporate user, the document will be deleted from your Workspace, but will remain in the collection of the company with the mark "Deleted". The administrator of the company can restore the document deleted from the Workspace through the collection.

The report on the text reuse check result

Full report

After the document is loaded and checked, the user can navigate to the report. To go to the full report view page, click the “Report” button located on the line with the checked document.

The full report includes:

  • evaluation of originality / reuse / citations;
  • list of reused sources with the ability to edit and go to the source report;
  • continuous or page-by display of the full text of the document marked with the found reused blocks;
  • the date of document checking;
  • report adjustment.

The figure below shows a General view of the full report.

Full report

In the top panel of the page you will see the icon buttons, allowing you to proceed to the next action:

  • report printing layout;
  • report export;
  • downloading the Certificate (if this function is enabled);
  • link to user manual;
  • save the edited report;
  • get a direct link to the report (if enabled);
  • view text metrics (if enabled);
  • view report history.

Viewing the report

The report page consists of the text to be checked, in which the blocks of reuse are selected, the list of sources, the aggregated results of the check and navigation through the blocks of text reuse (search by blocks).

To navigate through the text pages, use the paging panel located above and below the text box. To display all pages of the document at once, click on "Show all pages" at the bottom of the document page.

To see which text fragments were reused and from which specific source, all text reuse blocks in the system are highlighted, and at the end of each block there is a label with the respective number of the source.

When viewing reused blocks in a report, you can use block navigation (block search). With its help you can go to the next or previous block by pressing the "Previous" or "Next". You can also choose which kind of blocks to use – citation or reuse blocks.

Viewing information about the source

To view information about the source, find the source in the list, expand the respective source and click on the icon.

Source information in the source list

Parameters such as text share, report blocks, text blocks are customizable. To do this, click on the "Menu", select the "Profile" section and go to the "Report settings" tab. You can choose which of the parameters will not be displayed in the report by unchecking one of them.

Report settings

Another way to view information about a source is to click on the source number in the full report text. A window will appear that contains basic information about the source.

Source information in the full report text

External link to the source

For most sources in the list there is an external link to the location of the document or source text on the Internet. To go to the web page, click the icon next to the source name.

External link in the list of sources

Viewing the source report

To view the source report, click the link in the source name in the list of sources. A new tab in the browser will open with the text of the source with which there was a duplication. Instead of text that doesn't overlap with the source, you'll see the number of characters that were skipped.

If you want to view the full source text, open the source link by clicking on the "Go to the source website" button.

Report on the source

Click another source in the Sources pane on the left to view the report for that source immediately.

You can choose to view the report by source – page or solid text. By default, the source report is displayed page by page. To switch the view mode, click on "Show full text". When you switch to solid text view, the button changes to Show text page by page. Click it to go to page view.

Another way to view the source report is to go to the source report from the citation block in the text. Click on the source number at the end of the block, then click on the source name.

Viewing report history

When you recheck the document or edit the report, all previous versions of the reports are saved in the system. To view the report history, click the "More" button and select the "Report history" item in the top menu of the full report.

Viewing report history

A separate window will open, where you will see a summary of all the reports made for this document. Reports in history are sorted in descending order by the build date.

To go to the detailed view or correction of one of the reports, click the "Open" button. The report opens on a new page.

Report history

You can also view all the corrections to the report, go to a specific correction and change it. The correction is created automatically when you edit the report.

Information on the edited report in the reports history

Editing the list of sources

Source actions are available in the full report, allowing you to make some changes in the calculation of the check results.

  • Correction of the list of considered sources in the report – allows to consider or not to consider the sources specified by you in the report.
  • Change source type - allows you to change the source type of your choice.

To ignore the sources in the list of sources, uncheck the boxes in the lines of these sources, and then click the "Recalculate" button. After recalculation, the overall score on the report will change, and citation blocks for this source will no longer be displayed in the report text.

To reaccount for the source in the report, check the boxes and click "Recalculate".

The list of sources in the report

The system divides sources into two types: "Citations" and "Reuse".

When building reports, the system automatically sets the source type: " Reuse" - orange and "Citations" – green.

Please note that the service makes only a preliminary assessment, a real assessment of the source can only be given by the user.

You can change the source type from "Citations" to "Reuse" and vice versa. To change the source type from "Reuse" to "Citations", in the list of sources in the report, click on the orange percentage. Next to the cursor will appear the item "Mark as correct text reuse", click on it, then the button "Recalculate".

After pushing the percentage button the pop up message appears: "Mark as correct text reuse"

If you are satisfied with the current version of the report, you can save the report by clicking on the "Save" button in the top panel of the document. A window opens where you can save the edited report, where you can leave your comments, for example, information about the changes made in the report or about the reason for the changes. After saving in the history of reports, a new adjustment will be created.

If the report has been edited with recalculation of the editing results, it will be saved automatically, you will be able to find the autosaved report in the history of reports and continue working with it. In the history of reports, autosaved reports have the inscription "Auto-saved version" in the comments.

Editing text reuse blocks

The user is able to adjust the result of the check not only by removing the source, but also by disabling individual blocks of the reused in the text. This allows you to ignore the selected blocks when calculating the percentage of text reuse or citations.

To disable the particular block in the report, click it with the left mouse button. The Deactivate button appears. After clicking the "Deactivate" button, the block will change its color to gray. The system will automatically recalculate the percentage of text reuse without taking into account the block you have turned off.

Disable a block in a report

To restore the block in the report, find the disabled block and click on it. The "Enable" button appears. Click on it, and the result will be recounted.

You can see if there are any blocks off, and include all the blocks in the results panel at once. To enable the blocks, click the "Enable all" button, the system will automatically recalculate the result of the check.

Enable all blocks button

If any report has disabled reused blocks, you can find out about them in your office. In the list of loaded documents, the report, which contains the disabled blocks, has another status "The report contains disabled blocks".

Document status on the presence of disabled blocks

Please note that the blocks from different sources can overlap – one block can be on top of another, a smaller block. If you deactivate a larger block, the small block will be deactivated as well. Moreover, the shutdown of the small unit will occur on all sources to which it is included.

If the blocks intersect partially, only those fragments of the block that are not included in the intersection are disabled.

To save time when viewing the deactivated blocks in a report, use the navigation by the blocks to the right of the report text. With it you can go to the next or previous block by pressing the "Previous" or "Next".

Navigation in the full report

Brief report

Brief report consists of distribution of percentages of originality, text reuse and citation, as well as a list of sources of reuse.

Brief report

For most sources in the list there is an external link to the location of the document or source text on the Internet. To go to the web page, click the icon next to the source name.

Link in the list of sources to the source page on the Internet

In the top panel of the page you will see the icon buttons, allowing you to proceed to the following actions:

  • report printing layout;
  • downloading of the report (if this function is enabled);
  • downloading the Certificate (if this function is enabled);
  • view reports history;
  • link to user manual;
  • return to the list of documents in the Workspace.

To get more information about the results of the check, open the full report by clicking on the "Report" button.

Report with formatting

A formatted report allows you to view the results of the document check while maintaining the original formatting (indentation, fonts, titles) and displaying tables and figures.

To view the report with the formatting, switch the tab "Text view" to the tab "Original view".

Original document view in the full report

The Original view tab, as well as the Text view tab, displays reused parts and a list of sources, but the markup is applied to the original formatting of the document.

It is worth noting that when you export the pdf report, the text of the document is downloaded without any formatting.

You can view the document in its original form in the "Version for reading". To do this, click on the name of the document in your account. The text view of the document opens, then click the "Original view" tab.

Original document view in the Version for reading

Please note that when adding for check files in txt, htm, html, pptx format, direct text input, you cannot view the original formatting of the document.

Downloading the report

Downloading the report will allow you to save the report as a PDF file. To download the report to your computer, click on the "Export" button on the report viewing page.

Report downloading status window

Page will appear "Export report". To start the report generation, click on the "Export" button. After some time, the button will change to "Download". Click on the "Download" button to download the file. The download will start automatically, or the file download and save dialogue window will open, depending on your browser settings.

In the downloaded report you will see information about the report and the loaded document, a terminological block with the description of the terms "Reuse", "Citations", "Originality", a list of sources and text with markup of citation blocks (if the user unloads the full report).

Direct link to report

A direct link to the report allows you to give access to the report to any user, including users unauthorized in the system. This link allows you to view the report, however you cannot make changes to the report.

To get a direct link to a report, open the report and click "More" in the top menu, then click the "Direct link to the report" button. A new tab opens with the report in view mode. Copy the address from your browser's address bar and share it with another person.

Direct link to the report

An external user who has followed a direct link will be able to view the report and text metrics (if this function is enabled), print the report to a page, and export the report (if this function is enabled). You cannot edit a report using a direct link.

The user can also share a link to a recheck report or a report with adjustments. To do this, in the report history, open the version of the report or adjustment you are interested in. After that, perform the steps described above.

The mechanism for obtaining a direct link to a short report is the same as to a full report.

Contact information

For technical support, please contact:
e-mail: support@antiplagiat.ru

If you have questions about purchasing the service for organizations, please contact our Sales department:
e-mail: sales@antiplagiat.ru

If you have questions about the methodology of the system implementation in the educational process of organization and training of users, please contact the Sales department:
e-mail: metodolog@antiplagiat.ru