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Turnitin is an online text matching tool that scans student's work 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. Expect that most assignments will be submitted through this platform.
Use Turnitin to help you check your written work for improper citation or potential plagiarism. After you submit your essay, Turnitin will generate a Similarity (Originality) Report, which highlights matches between your essay/paper and other sources, flagging passages that require better paraphrasing or referencing.
Follow these steps:
NOTE: When you use the Turnitin folder your papers are not deposited to Turnitin’s repository.
In may take a few hours for your Similarity Report to display. Follow these steps to find it or view the visual walkthrough linked below:
TIP: If you're having trouble opening Turnitin Feedback Studio, check your pop-up blocker settings and create an exception.
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