TurnitinTurnitin is an online text-matching service which assists staff in detecting possible plagiarism. The system enables institutions and staff to compare students' work with a vast database of electronic sources including:

  • Over 12 billion websites (including archived websites)
  • Over 10,000 major newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals
  • Thousands of books, including literary classics
  • Previously submitted student work to other UK educational institutions
  • Essays from cheat sites
  • Copyright-free material.