Turnitin: Stopping plagiarism in its tracks

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Turnitin is a web-based service used by high schools and universities throughout the country to check students’ work for improper citation and plagiarism by comparing it against a continuously updated database of resources which includes:

Turnitin

  • Over 11 Billion Web Pages
  • Over 90 Million Student Papers
  • Over 12,000 Major Newspapers, Magazines & Scholarly Journals
  • Thousands of Books Including Literary Classics

Every report provides instructors with the opportunity to teach their students proper citation methods as well as to safeguard their students’ academic integrity.

Pricing for the anti-plagiarism tool is estimated at $850 for a single campus license plus an additional $0.80-0.90 per student (based on a quote listed here).

Update: Turnitin has added GradeMark, a paperless grading tool, and a patented Peer Review system to their WriteCycle Suite of education products.

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