What is Turnitin?

Turnitin is revolutionizing the experience of writing to learn. Turnitin’s formative feedback and originality checking services promote critical thinking, ensure academic integrity, and help students improve their writing. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to engage students in the writing process, provide personalized feedback, and assess student progress over time. Go to Turnitin

Turnitin offers:

  • OriginalityCheck: The original Turnitin tool, which identifies overlap between pieces of writing and produces an originality report with the percentage of overlapping material.

The repository to which papers are compared for originality currently consists of three primary databases:

  • Both a current and an extensively archived copy of the publicly accessible Internet.
  • Commercial pages from books, newspapers, and journals.
  • Student papers already submitted to Turnitin.

Turnitin User Guides and Tutorials

User Guides



Getting Started Instructor: QuickStart (Part 1)

Setting up and Submitting Assignments Instructor: QuickStart (Part 2)

Evaluating Originality Reports Instructor: QuickStart (Part 3)

Providing Feedback and Grading Instructor: QuickStart (Part 4)


Student: QuickStart