Turnitin is a web-based plagiarism detection software. In order to be registered to Turnitin, please create a support ticket via https://itsupport.metu.edu.tr/ to use the service. Name, academic/administrative position and department at METU should be specified in this ticket.
(Click for Clarification Process for Receiving Membership Applications to Turnitin Plagiarism Detection Software (Turnitin İntihal Tespit Yazılımına Üyelik Başvurularının Alınması Süreci Aydınlatma Metni))
Note that only academic personnel (lecturers and instructors) can use this service. MSc/PhD and Research Assistants cannot be registered to the system with proper privilege for uploading papers/articles. Instead, the thesis advisor or a previously registered INSTRUCTOR may upload the papers and may share the results with students/assistants. In addition an instructor may open a master class and add students/assistants as Teaching Assistant to the system with the rights to upload paper/article.
After registration an email from Turnitin will be received. Following this email, instructors will be able to check plagiarism by uploading the papers they prefer.
Caution: While uploading the papers be careful in entering data such as name, surname etc. Even small differences may result in %100 similarity with mistakenly entered paper and to solve the problem may not be easy. Article may be mistakenly classified as plagiaristic.
For questions about usage of the software please refer to:
- Turnitin Manuals and Guides
- Turnitin Help Center
- Turnitin Öğretmen Kılavuzu (in Turkish)
- Turnitin Öğrenci Kılavuzu (in Turkish)
- Turnitinden Belge Silme Kılavuzu (in Turkish)
About Article Deletion:
If you need help about article deletion, please contact your instructor regarding paper deletion. The instructor will then need to contact the METU's Turnitin Administrator by using the link https://itsupport.metu.edu.tr/ . Deletion requests are submitted by the Turnitin administrator of METU to Turnitin support unit. It is needed to provide the Class ID number, Assignment name and Submission ID number. To expedite the process, please provide your instructor with the Class ID number, Assignment name and Submission ID number. If you simply wish to resubmit to your assignment in order to submit a revised version of your paper, your instructor can enable this option for you. There is no need to delete a paper from the database in this situation.
If help is needed for deleting articles you should provide information about Class ID number, Assignment name and Submission ID number.
Related questions and problems can be sent via https://itsupport.metu.edu.tr/