TurnitinPlease note: The University of Toronto is continuing to license Turnitin.com.
The University of Toronto has purchased a license, through a consortium negotiated by the Council of Ontario Universities with iParadigms, for the unlimited use of Turnitin.com by our instructors. Turnitin.com is an electronic resource that assists in the detection and deterrence of plagiarism. It is widely used by universities in the United States and by a growing number of universities in Canada, and has over 2,000 registered institutions and over 200,000 registered users from 50 countries. The Turnitin.com database searches 5 billion pages on the Internet, and currently holds millions of previously submitted papers (including paper mill essays).
Turnitin.com is easy to use and help is readily available through online user manuals and 24 hour email assistance. To use this service, instructors must first establish a user profile with Turnitin.com and link his/her profile to the University's account. See below for the first steps in setting up an account.
- Turnitin: An Electronic Resource to Deter and Detect Plagiarism at the University of Toronto
- Conditions of Use
- How to Use Turnitin.com - First Steps
- Getting Started: A Guide for Students
- Turnitin.com: A Guide for Teaching Assistants
- Copyright and Privacy
- Frequently Asked Questions