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

The following Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 10, 2018 from 16:00-00:00: Turnitin and TurnitinUK (including all integrations) Feedback Studio for iOS iThenticate WriteCheck To ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission periods, this maintenance will include several … 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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Turnitin’s summary of UK User Summit (19 Oct 2017)

This blog already contains an entry on the national UK User Summit that was held in Newcastle on 19 October 2017. Here is a summary (with links to further information) provided by Turnitin after the event: More education is needed … Continue reading

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Turnitin and iThenticate review project – Update

The Turnitin and iThenticate Review project aimed to find out if Oxford’s plagiarism screening and awareness tools (including Turnitin and iThenticate) continue to meet the needs of staff and students. A staff survey was conducted during September 2017. Details about the … Continue reading

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Turnitin and iThenticate review project

IT Services recently ran a project to review the use of the University’s licences for Turnitin (to screen the coursework of registered Oxford students) and the sister product iThenticate (to screen personal statements and other materials submitted by prospective students). The … Continue reading

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Turnitin User Summit 2017

The annual Turnitin User Summit was held in Newcastle on 19 October 2017. As a result of recent corporate changes in the Turnitin organisation, there is a new USA executive management team: Marc Daubach (Chief Executive Officer), Ron Park (Chief … Continue reading

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Reviewing Oxford’s plagiarism awareness tools

Complete the staff survey and have a chance to win an Amazon voucher! All staff are invited to complete a survey on the plagiarism screening and awareness tools Turnitin and iThenticate, whether or not you have a teaching role or … 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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