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Turnitin: Academic Integrity Software

TurnItIn: Academic Integrity Software

What is TurnItIn?

"Recognized worldwide as the standard in online plagiarism prevention, TurnItIn helps educators and students take full advantage of the internet's educational potential. Used by thousands of institutions in over fifty countries, TurnItIn's products promote originality in student work, improve student writing and research skills, encourage collaborative learning, and save valuable instructor time."

What is the tool good for?

The University of Memphis has secured a site license for faculty to use TurnItIn to maintain the high-level of academic integrity that is reflected by the institution. Faculty can request licensing information, instructions and additional information by filling in the request linked below. 

Watch a quick overview of TurnItIn

Prior to gaining access to TurnItIn you must complete the TurnItIn Checklist. By following the access link you are confirming that you have completed the checklist and agree to abide by the principles set forth.

Gain Access to TurnItIn

This is a password protected document that includes the U of M site license signup information.
Gain access here .

If you have problems accessing the TurnItIn document which is located in UMDrive, or need additional assistance with TurnItIn, please submit an online help request form here .

Faculty Legal Advisory Statement

Faculty may include the following statement about using TurnItIn provided by the Office of Legal Counsel in their syllabus for students. If you have any questions about this statement please contact the
Office of Legal Counsel.

“Your written work may be submitted to, or a similar electronic detection method, for an evaluation of the originality of your ideas and proper use and attribution of sources. As part of this process, you may be required to submit electronic as well as hard copies of your written work, or be given other instructions to follow. By taking this course, you agree that all assignments may undergo this review process and that the assignment may be included as a source document in's restricted access database solely for the purpose of detecting plagiarism in such documents. Any assignment not submitted according to the procedures given by the instructor may be penalized or may not be accepted at all.” (Office of Legal Counsel, October 17, 2005)

Here’s a listing of all the currently available Turn It In tools licensed to UoM faculty and students:

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