Plagiarism Detection Service

I. Graduate Student Plagiarism Detection Service

This service has the aim of protecting the academic integrity of the university and its members, to encourage independent thinking and innovation, and avoid any academic misconduct, especially plagiarism, which is prohibited by the Macau University of Science and Technology.

The MUST Library provides the Plagiarism Detection Service. First plagiarism detection of thesis proposal and thesis are both free. From the second time on, students need to pay $200 on WeMust each time. Please refer to the guide for paying the plagiarism detection fee.

The service guide is as following:

1. The applicant should be a faculty member of MUST, which means a student should ask his/her adviser
teacher to apply this service;
2. Please send the papers to library_ref@must.edu.mo;
3. The paper should be in WORD format, and the author information should be listed, such as the author
name, the faculty, and his/her campus ID number.
4. We use these following systems to detect academic misconduct,
   (A) Papers in English: Turnitin;
   (B) Papers in Chinese: CNKI Academic Paper Detection System;
5. The final report will be sent to the applicant’s email as PDF file in 3 working days;
6. MUST Library only provides the report, while the standard of academic misconduct should be referred to the supervising division of the university.

II. Undergraduate Course Work and Other Papers Plagiarism Detecting

The service guide is as following:

1. All the faculties can use Turnitin for free;
2. Turnitin plagiarism plugin integrates with MUST Moodle assignment module;
3. Turnitin can evaluate the originality of student’s work by comparing their electronic documents to online sources and Turnitin-owned databases;
4. Quick starts guide;
5. How to view an originality report: video.

III. Paid Plagiarism Check for Students

MUST students can apply three times for plagiarism check. Students need to pay $200 on WeMust Student APP each time. Please refer to the guide for paying plagiarism detection fee.

The service guide is as following:

1. The applicant should be a MUST student;
2. The paper must be completed and written by the applicant;
3. The applicant should pay on WeMust Student APP first. Then he/she can send the payment screenshot and the paper to library_ref@must.edu.mo;
4. We use these following systems to detect academic misconduct,
   (A) Papers in English: Turnitin;
   (B) Papers in Chinese: CNKI Academic Paper Detection System;
5. The plagiarism report will be sent to the applicant’s email as PDF file in 3 working days;
6. The plagiarism report is only for one’s own reference. The applicant cannot send this report to faculty as a final report.

Library strongly recommends the applicant do not provide his/her thesis to others for plagiarism detection. It may risk leaking their thesis content and plagiarism misjudgment.

The report which is the objective result offered by the Academic Paper Detection System should be comprehensively read and understood. If you have any questions on the reports, please contact Library Reference Service via

Tel: 88972326

Email: library_ref@must.edu.mo

MUST Library

January, 25 2021