Canvas Plagiarism Detection

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For this installment of “How to Canvas” let’s take a look at the plagiarism detection tool available within Palomar’s Canvas system: Unplag.

Although it can be used as a totally separate tool by visiting, we have an integration using a Canvas Assignment of type External Tool:

There are a whole host of faculty-focused video tutorials available on using Unplag in Canvas, as well as the Unplag Instructor Guide for those who prefer written documentation. So there you have it, the tool to use for checking for plagiarism in Canvas is… Unplag.