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The 10 Most Popular Writing Resources Being Used By Students

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The plagiarism prevention and grading assistance company Turnitin this week released an updated report on sources in student writing, and while higher ed students demonstrated better judgement in selecting academically-viable source material than their secondary-ed counterparts, several less desirable websites found their way into the rankings.

According to Turnitin, these are the top 10 sites that university and college students used, based on the company’s analysis of 156 content matches in 37 million student papers that were submitted to Turnitin between July 2011 and June 2012:

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Oppapers.com
  3. Slideshare.net
  4. Coursehero.com\
  5. Scibd.com
  6. Answers.Tahoo.com
  7. Answers.com
  8. Medlibrary.org
  9. BigNerds.com
  10. PaperCamp.com

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