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The cheap'n'cheerful way to do what Fay suggests would be to copy sentences or phrases from the dossiers, and paste them into Google (www.google.com) with quote marks (") around the whole phrase. This will pull up other documents on the web which use the same sequence of words (of course, some will be coincidence, but you'll soon be able to see if the wider context matches too). seb On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, F.Dowker wrote: > > Dear Listmembers, > There exist plagiarism detection programmes that universities > and colleges use to detect copying from internet sources in student > essays. My institution doesn't have one as far as I know but if anyone on > the list has access to one, maybe it would be an idea quickly > to run a few of the past Government ``dossiers'' through it. And to do it > before they mysteriously get taken offline. > > best wishes, > Fay > -- > > > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > + Fay Dowker Physics Department + > + Queen Mary, University of London + > + E-mail: email@example.com Mile End Road, + > + Phone: +44-(0)20-7882-5047 London E1 4NS. + > + Fax: +44-(0)20-8981-9465 + > + Homepage: http://monopole.ph.qmw.ac.uk/~dowker/home.html + > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. > To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss > To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org > All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk > _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk