عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: This Research is intended to get familiar with plagiarism and the most authoritative indigenous and foreign-made software to prevent this criminal activity.
Research Method: The method of the present research is document-based or library-based and it investigates documents and texts with a review approach.
Research Findings: Based on the findings of this research, plagiarism is an unethical and criminal activity and is subject to legal punishment. Moreover, in order to detect and prevent the commitment of the scientific violation, some software has been designed which has different kinds of indigenously-made and also foreign-made software. Accordingly, the most important foreign-made software includesDuplichecker، PaperRater، Smallseotools، CopyLeaks، CopyEscape، Grammerly، Plagiarisma، Plagiarism Check، PlagScan، Unichek، PlagTracker، Eve2، Writecheck، Turnitin and the most important indigenously –made software includes Mahtab System, Tradition and Narration Similar Finder Software, Identical Finder System, Similarity Articles Finder system (Samim Nour). Moreover, according to Turnitin researchers’ studies, these are among the most authoritative plagiarism software in the fields of recognizing and preventing plagiarism
Conclusion: Training and producing training curricula in the fields of recognition and prevention of plagiarism including training on research, citation, tools and research sources and also in the fields of recognizing plagiarism software can be important as a control factor and will somewhat mitigate plagiarism. Enforcing punishment and stating fines for perpetrators by institutes such as universities, training and research centers and different publications and also by government officials to combat the unethical phenomenon is considered as another control factor which should be taken into considerations.