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Spring 2006  Page 11  Preventing Plagiarism

SCC has purchased access to the Turnitin ( plagiarism prevention service.

Turnitin's Features:

Plagiarism Prevention: Instantly identifies papers containing unoriginal material (from Internet content both current and archived including commercial pages from books, newspapers and journals. from any papers submitted by students or instructors. )

Peer Review: Students can review and respond to their classmates' work online.

GradeMark: The ability to mark student work in a unique, paperless environment.

GradeBook: A tool that enables instructors to manage grades and assignments online. 

Getting Setup with Turnitin:

If you have a Blackboard course, Turnitin is built into the Control Panel (for instructions see

If you don't have a Blackboard course, stop by Melissa Green's office during her drop-in hours (Tues. 1-3 and Wed. 11-1) to set up an account and to learn more about the service. Once you have an account, you can go to to view the Plagiarism Prevention training video.

Staff Resources will announce training for Turnitin this semester.  Watch for it!

For more information about Turnitin, contact Melissa Green (558-2636) or Kathy Camarena (650-2726).

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