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Turnitin is an online text matching tool that scans your assignments against existing sources for improper citations or potential plagiarism. This tool compares assignments to previously submitted work as well as website and database content.
Mohawk College instructors use Turnitin to check for the originality of student papers.
Click the icon below to try Turnitin for yourself:
Follow these steps to submit an assignment:
NOTE: When you use the Turnitin folder your papers are not deposited to Turnitin’s repository.
After you submit your essay, Turnitin will generate a Similarity Report, which highlights matches between your essay/paper and other sources, flagging passages that require better paraphrasing or referencing. It may take a few hours for a report to display.
Follow these steps to view the report:
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