Answered By: Lee Yen HAN
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2016     Views: 42

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. Details available on the IT Intranet.

Researchers who would like to use a software like Turnitin to check their papers before submission to a journal may use iThenticate, a service provided by the Office of Academic Writing Services. More information and contact details are available here: https://editing.kaust.edu.sa/Web/ithenticate.html

For more information on plagiarism, please visit the Library Guide on Plagiarism and How to Avoid it