What are internet matches?

Internet matches are matching sources found on publicly available web pages. You may view the side-by-side text comparison for internet matches, or link to the source page in a new window to view the original source.

Internet matches are indicated by the Internet icon.

Click on the source to view the side-by-side comparison.

Matching text from the student assignment submission on the left side of the screen and the internet match on the right side of the screen will be highlighted for comparison. Bold type also indicates key matching words within the source sentence.

Occasionally, internet matches will be unavailable for retrieval if the page has been modified or deleted.

If the internet source has changed or can no longer be located, you will see a message indicating when the matching source was last available, as well as the web address for the page.

You may also open the source in a new window by clicking on the external source icon in the Top Sources list.

The internet source will display.