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Plagiarism and How to Avoid it: Turnitin

Guide on Plagiarism and how to avoid it

What is Turnitin?

Turnitin is an online text-matching tool that checks students' work against existing sources for improper citations or potential plagiarism (Turnitin.com).

Students can access Turnitin via their Blackboard accounts. Once you are enrolled for either a Thesis or a Dissertation, you will have access to Turnitin for the remainder of your time at KAUST. For assistance, please contact the Library for content related questions or the ITHelpdesk for access/system issues.

iThenticate

Researchers who would like to check their papers for plagiarism in a text-matching software like Turnitin can use iThenticate. This is a service provided by the Office of Research Publication Services (RPS). More information and contact details are available here: http://rps.kaust.edu.sa/ithenticate.html​

Turnitin Originality Check Demo

Interpreting Turnitin Reports