What is Turnitin?

Turnitin is text matching, electronic submission and feedback software. It is used in the University of Sheffield for Originality Checking, student submission of work and a mechanism to provide marks and feedback to students.

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Changes to Turnitin in 2022

Turnitin are updating the way the tool works with Blackboard in 2022. This will include changes to the look and feel of the tool, as well as the process for setting up assignments and accessing marking.

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Turnitin in Blackboard Organisations

Turnitin submission points have a maximum time limit of 7 years. This has implications when Turnitin is used within long running Blackboard organisation courses.

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Turnitin essentials

Everything you need to know to get started with Turnitin

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Detailed guidance

Full guides on using Turnitin, aimed primarily at staff.

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