Communication to users of the Turnitin text matching and plagiarism prevention software

  • 2019 Turnitin User Summit

    Fawei and I recently had a trip up to Newcastle to attend the 2019 Turnitin Summit at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. I thought it would be good to give a summary. Quite a lot has happened with Turnitin … Continue reading
  • Turnitin Scheduled Maintenance 13 July 16:00-00:00

    The following Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 13 2019 from 16:00 – 00:00: Turnitin and TurnitinUK, Feedback Studio for iOS iThenticate WriteCheck Here is the explanation from Turnitin: To ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission … Continue reading
  • Message from Turnitin about the recent takeover

    As you may have read on several media platforms over the past few weeks, Turnitin is joining the Advance family of companies! We’re getting in touch to briefly explain what this means for you, and how we plan to move … Continue reading
  • The Turnitin user guides have moved again

    The Turnitin user guides are on the move again! They can now be found at https://help.turnitin.com. Information about Turnitin UK service is still to be found at https://www.turnitin.com/regions/uk
  • Turnitin new add-on: Authorship Investigate

    Recent articles (see below) have highlighted growing concern about students purchasing made-to-order essays and assignments from so-called ‘essay mills’ or ‘essay writing services’ and how universities need to raise awareness about the practice and the risks involved. The practice is known as … Continue reading