Q1 - What is URKUND?
URKUND offers a fully-automated system for handling plagiarism. In short, the students send their documents to their faculty by e-mail. Along the electronic route between student and faculty, the documents are checked against three central source areas: Internet, published material and student material. If any document displays similarities with the content in the three sources, the system will flag it for possible plagiarism. An analysis overview is generated and sent by e-mail to the concerned faculty. The analysis overview presents in a simplified form the information needed by the faculty in order to determine if plagiarism has occurred.
Only faculty require an Urkund account which they can get by contacting IT Helpdesk
URKUND supports the following file formats .doc, .docx, .sxw, .ppt, .pptx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, .htm, .wps, .odt
Unfortunately no. URKUND is completely automated and a document that has entered the system can not be stopped before it has been delivered. We suggest you talk to your faculty/Professor to explain the issue.
1. You might have sent your document to a different faculty/Professor's analysis address. Check the address you entered in your e-mail.
2. Your faculty might have lost your document. Your faculty will however always be able to access your document through his/her personal web based inbox for URKUND mail available at www.urkund.com
3. An error might have occurred on the way between URKUND and your faculty/Professor. Show your confirmation e-mail to him/her and ask them to contact IT Helpdesk
No, you just should be able to send e-mails with attachments.