Turnitin, is a web-based plagiarism detection software. In order to be registered to turnitin, please send an e-mail to hotlinemetu.edu.tr to use the service. Name, academic/administrative position and department at METU should be specified in this mail. Note that only academic personell ( 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
If help is needed for deleting articles you should provide information about Class ID number, Assignment name, and Submission ID number.
Note: to resubmit assignments in order to submit a revised version of the paper, the instructors can enable this option by themselves. There is no need to delete a paper from the database in this situation.
For questions about registration Please contact hotlinemetu.edu.tr.