The proliferation of web sites that offer pre-written reports—such as School Sucks (http://www.schoolsucks.com), Papers Inn (http://www.papersinn.com), and Evil House of Cheat (http://www.cheathouse.com)—as well as the informational essays provided by many traditional web sites have made plagiarism easy for today's students. But a cadre of new web sites are helping teachers catch students who plagiarize from online sources.

The sites, which are fee-based, compare student papers with papers available online and claim to identify those that are word-for-word copies, or close to that standard. Some of these sites compile

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