Turnitin is an internet-based plagiarism detection service that identifies similarities with existing sources from repositories, publications, and current & archived internet. It can be used in formative assessment to help users to avoid plagiarism and improve writing.
Turnitin web address: www.turnitin.com
Follow the guidelines to check your paper with the ULAB Turnitin service. We encourage every student to check their paper from their own Turnitin account. Please submit your paper to the assignment in the turnitin class created by your course teacher.
To check from the library, please follow the instructions.
i. For personal use, you can check from google docs> extension> Turnitin draft coach. A Turnitin account is not required to check the similarity of your paper through Google Docs.
ii. In order to use ULAB Turnitin, you need to be enrolled in a course that requires a plagiarism check. Ask your supervisor/course teacher for the Class Enrollment Key and Class ID.
iii. If your paper is written for publications i. e. article, book chapter, etc., you can check from the library as a part of research support.
Facilities of Turnitin Student Account:
- You can check your paper yourself multiple times until the due date.
- You will get the similarity report immediately after submission.
- You can check sources from the feedback studio that are detected with similarities.
- You can see your instructor’s feedback.
- Grammar checking through ETS e-rater.
How to get your Turnitin account
ULAB subscribed to Turnitin students' licenses for research students. If you are doing your thesis, internship, project, or enrolled in a course that requires a plagiarism check then get a Turnitin account without any charges. See the user guide for opening your account-
Turnitin guide for ULAB students
The library will provide training and guidance on Turnitin if you require any. For email support contact us- [email protected]