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The Plagiarism Spectrum 2.0 identifies twelve types of unoriginal work — both traditional forms of plagiarism and emerging trends. Understanding these forms of plagiarism supports the development of original thinking skills and helps students do their best, original work.

See the New Plagiarism Spectrum

Since introducing the Plagiarism Spectrum in 2012, unoriginality has evolved. See recent and emerging trends in our latest infographic.

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Uphold Originality in Your Classroom

Our instructor guide outlines pedagogical strategies and technology interventions that help deter unoriginal work in your classroom.

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Foster a New Standard of Academic Integrity

Discover emerging trends in unoriginality and how to strive for the development of original thinking skills across your school or university.

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Go Beyond Similarity Checking

Protect your institution from new and emerging trends in misconduct including code plagiarism, text spinning, and contract cheating with Turnitin Originality.

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