Turnitin will be unavailable on Saturday Jan 5th 2019 from 08:00 – 16:00

We received the follow note from Turnitin. Scheduled Maintenance We’re just dropping you a note to inform you that the following Turnitin services will be unavailable on January 5th, 2019: Turnitin and TurnitinUK (including all integrations and Turnitin Early Adopter … Continue reading

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Changes to turnitinuk.com

Keen-eyed readers may note that www.turnitinuk.com now requires a login. Fear not as public content is still available via the follow two public URLs https://guides.turnitin.com/ – help and guides https://www.turnitin.com/regions/uk – all about Turnitin [Added by Jill, 05/11/2018: In other words, one … Continue reading

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Turnitin Scheduled Maintenance – 28 October 9am – 9.30am

We have just received this from Turnitin. WebLearn will queue all essay submissions and process them once the maintenance is complete. No new assignments should be created whilst Turnitin is unavailable. We’re just dropping you a note to let you … Continue reading

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Turnitin Scheduled Maintenance: Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)

A message from Turnitin. To clarify, during the maintenance period (Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)) it will not be possible to create or submit assignments via the Turnitin website it will not be possible to create a new … Continue reading

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New Turnitin Status Page

Turnitin have introduced a new “dynamic” status page which gives real-time information on the health of their systems. It also outlines any planned downtime. Be sure to check the Turnitin UK section (and not the general Turnitin area). It maybe … Continue reading

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Turnitin will be unavailable on July 10, 2018

Warning: Be careful not to set any WebLearn assignment ‘Due date’ and time (or ‘Accept Until’ date and time) during the following Turnitin downtime (if an assignment does close when Turnitin is unavailable, the Originality Report will fail to be generated…) … Continue reading

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Recent Improvements to Feedback Studio

A message from Turnitin about Feedback Studio improvements designed to help instructors help students learn with integrity. Feedback Studio now offers: Faster formative Similarity Reports – Give students more support to master paraphrasing and citation conventions. For instructors who allow resubmissions … Continue reading

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Turnitin (& iThenticate) direct will be unavailable on March 17, 2018

A note from Turnitin UK. Please be aware that students will still be able to submit essays within WebLearn; the submission of work and the generation of reports will be queued by WebLearn and will be processed as soon as … Continue reading

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Tunitin Usage Growth Over the Last five years

Our account manager at Turnitin has just sent an interesting graph which show the growth in use of Turnitin at Oxford over the last five years. Another interesting chart shows the growth in active students over the last 5 academic years. … Continue reading

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The government plan to crack down on essay writing services

There’s an interesting article in the Guardian about the government’s response to a QAA-authored report about plagiarism. See: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/feb/21/plan-to-crack-down-on-websites-selling-essays-to-students-announced

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