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The Best Summer Reads To Unwind

Summer is here (or if you live in Stockholm, it was) and it can be hard to unwind from the hectic daily lives we usually lead. A great way to slow down your pace is to find a cozy corner and read a great book.  We have therefore gathered a list of personal favourites, selected by the team at Urkund, for your reading pleasure. 

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The Real Heroes

Forget Wonder Woman, Spiderman or Captain Marvel, it’s teachers who are the real superheroes. From long days to overcrowded classrooms and a low net income teachers need all the support they can get. 

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Urkund, Leader in Plagiarism Prevention, Increases Global Presence

April 8, 2019 Urkund, leader in plagiarism prevention and text similarity detection services, announced its intentions to expand its global presence this week at the ASU GSV Summit in San Diego. Founded in 2000, Urkund is the European and Scandinavian market leader and second globally in plagiarism prevention and text similarity detection services.  The company offers its web-based subscription services to academic institutions, corporations and governmental entities to support institutional quality and authenticity of work. As part of its global expansion, Urkund also announced the addition of Eric Gibbs, a seasoned educational technology executive, to lead the expansion.  “I’m excited […]

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Our new interface is here

To celebrate the launch of our beta version of our new interface and its release in most markets, we interviewed one of our developers, Philip von Schirach, about how it came to be and what you can expect from it. 

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A resolution to stick to this year? Start using Urkund!

And become a leader in guaranteeing continuous quality of education. We’ve all been there, the goal setting and New Year’s resolution stress we all indulge in oh-so-happily come the New Year. And while you might not stop eating candy for the rest of your life, you actually CAN contribute to the quality of education at your institution. How?

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Brand new interface in the making

A new design for our analysis reports is being developed and rolled out in the months to come. Some of you have already seen the beta version. To further improve how our reports can help you as an educator, we’ve been working on a brand new user interface. More or less all the features you’re used to are still there, but they might look different. Don’t hesitate to try it out as it’s easy to switch back to the interface you’re used to. We have listened to our users and are working hard at making the look of Urkund easier […]

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eThink Education and Urkund team up to provide a fully-automated originality-checking software for Moodle users

eThink Education, world-class provider of the open-source Learning Management System (LMS) Moodle, is excited to announce a new partnership with Urkund, a leader in originality-checking software. With one of the smoothest integrations available, eThink clients can now get easy access to an anti-plagiarism software with test-winning accuracy directly in Moodle. Created and developed in Sweden, Urkund builds on the tradition of innovation in order to constantly stay ahead of plagiarism. Under the hood, machine learning algorithms have been fine-tuned for over 20 years to deliver industry-leading accuracy while maintaining an easy-to-use interface for the educator. Urkund is also the only […]

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