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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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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