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Turnitin and iThenticate

 

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Plagiarism Prevention Support

Plagiarism Prevention

NUS provides two plagiarism prevention services: Turnitin and iThenticate. Each serves a different group of users.

The comparison table and user flowchart below show the differences between the two tools. Please choose the appropriate service (and log in method, if using Turnitin) for your needs.

 

Turnitin and iThenticate Comparison

 

Turnitin

iThenticate

Users For instructors to check students' work in a classroom setting. For postgraduate students and academic staff/researchers to check their own work.
ACCESS

Two methods. Log in to:

Quick Start Guides
Features OriginalityCheck, PeerMark. OriginalityCheck.
Submissions checked against Web pages, other content, scholarly journals, student paper database.
More information.
Web pages, other content, scholarly journals, ProQuest.
More information.
Submissions (By default) added to student paper database. Lecturer can change this setting. Not added to database.
Submission maximum length 100 pages or less, 20 MB or less. 400 pages or less, 40 MB or less.
File types MS Word, Word XML, WordPerfect, PostScript, PDF, HTML, RTF, HWP, plain text and MS PowerPoint. MS Word, Word XML, WordPerfect, PostScript, PDF, HTML, RTF, HWP, plain text and OpenOffice (ODT).
Privacy Privacy Pledge. Privacy Pledge.

 

User Flowchart

Turnitin & iThenticate User Matrix. Click for larger image.

 

Access Turnitin

Instructors have two ways to access Turnitin:

 

Learn about the submission methods to choose the best one for your needs.

 

Access iThenticate

 

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