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Turnitin Plagiarism Service

What Is It?

“Turnitin is a Web-based service designed to help identify and prevent instances of plagiarism. Turnitin can compare a submitted document against literally billions of other documents from sources like the Internet, proprietary databases, and other submitted documents. When a paper is submitted to it is fingerprinted using proprietary digital algorithms, and the fingerprint is then compared to the other fingerprints in the Turnitin database. In a few moments, the result is an Originality Report, which identifies any portions of the submitted work that appear in other documents. Links to the original source are clearly displayed and the matching sections are highlighted and color coded.”

How You Can Get It

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