Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks student writing for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying. Once a paper is submitted, the service checks it against a large database of papers to provide an similarity report to instructors. It can also improve student writing with instant feedback as they revise.
Revision is essential to great writing. Help students become better writers with specific, actionable feedback throughout the writing process. Engage students in a supportive writing space that extends the reach of instruction and aligns with learning outcomes.
Instructions for installing this tool can be found at the knowledge base URL.
Knowledge base url: http://kb.ucdavis.edu/?id=5864