Turnitin.com is a service for faculty and
students to assist in the detection and/or avoidance of
plagiarism in papers and assignments. Papers can be
electronically submitted to the service, which checks the
internet and a supplemental database for patterns that
indicate plagiarism. More
on how it works.
To use Turnitin, you must first create a user
profile. To create a profile click
here. After creating a profile, you will receive an email
***Note for students*** Your instructor
must first register and activate your class before you can
access this service. Your instructor will issue you a
class specific id and password to access turnitin.com.
service overview/tutorial for students.
To fully activate your account with Turnitin.com,
you will need an account ID and 'user join password'. This
is used to establish your profile as being associated with
the University's subscription to this service.
To obtain the account ID and join password,
contact the Kent Library reference desk at firstname.lastname@example.org,
You may also contact the Center for Writing Excellence for this info and any other questions about Turnitin.
At various points in the account activation
profile, there will be links to instructional/getting
started information. A quick overview/introduction to the
process described above is available online: http://www.turnitin.com/en_us/training/instructor-training/instructor-quickstart-guide.
To submit a paper, instructors must first create
a class and an assignment. Instructors at schools with
institutional or department accounts will first need to
create a user profile before they can login. Once logged in,
the instructor will join his or her school's account using
the account ID and account join password.
If instructors choose to have their students
submit papers, students must first create a user profile.
Then, students will login and enroll in the instructor's
class with the class ID and class enrollment password.
**Important -- usage instructions**
Turnitin.com instructor training: Detailed
instructions on how to use our service can be found at:
http://www.turnitin.com/en_us/training/getting-started .This site
provides detailed instructions for each Turnitin.com user type: Instructor
or Student, including quick start guides, more in-depth manuals, and other instructional and tutorial resources.
If you have further usage questions, you can reach the
Turnitin.com technical support staff via email at email@example.com.
Thanks for signing up! We look forward to helping
you and your institution promote integrity in education.