Like everything else in today's digital culture, plagiarism is moving online. Turnitin's OriginalityCheck helps instructors check students' work for improper citation or potential plagiarism by comparing it against the world's most accurate text comparison database.
See the Original Work
Turnitin preserves the original format of the paper allowing instructors to view the student's original text, formatting, imagery and layout.
Understand What is Original and What Isn't
Turnitin shows how much of the student's paper matches content from our databases so instructors can quickly understand how much of the paper is unoriginal.
View Student's Sources
Matched sources from the paper appear in an easy-to-understand format revealing color-coded sources corresponding to non-original work.
Change OriginalityCheck to Meet Your Needs
Control what information appears in your originality report by filtering out bibliographic, quoted or small match sizes.
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View One Comprehensive Report
Instructors can easily move between or overlay OriginalityCheck, GradeMark and PeerMark reports to gain a full understanding of the written work.
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