How to Avoid Plagiarism

Turnitin is a service that helps you check that your assignment work does not contain plagiarism. You will normally use this service prior to submitting the work for marking.

The Guides are available as .pdf's and .docs, you can choose to open in your browser or download.

Student Guides to using the similarity checker tool

The Similarity Checker Tool allows you to check draft versions of your work before final submission. 

Using the Similarity Checker Tool opens in a new window

Interpreting the Similarity Report links to the Turnitin UK support page containing advice on how to interpret the reports.

Student Guides to Submitting your assignment to Turnitin

Student Guide to submitting assignments to Turnitin download and open on your computer

Turnitin student quick start guide - is the Turnitin support guide for students.

You can watch a video which shows how to Submit your assessment to a Turnitin Dropbox 


More information can be found here: Avoiding plagiarism


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