Using Turnitin through your browser

As an instructor, you can upload files and organize them into folders and sub-folders for easy access and arrangement.

With access to a Similarity Report, your files are compared against millions of papers and resources in the Turnitin database to help you assess the integrity of a piece of writing.

Account basics

Setting up your account

Editing your profile

Changing your password

Managing files and folders

Adding a folder

Choosing folder-level similarity storage options

Editing a file or folder

Finding a file or folder

Moving a file or folder

Deleting a file or folder

Restoring from the trash

Emptying the trash

Editing Similarity Report settings

Direct submissions

Designating a direct submission folder

File uploads

Uploading a file

Uploading a file via direct submission

Viewing the Similarity Report

The Similarity Report


Interpreting the similarity score

Submission indexing

Excluding an individual source

Re-including a source

Excluding text from the Similarity Report

Excluding content from the Similarity Report

Bibliography and quote exclusion definitions

Excluding search repositories

Viewing paper match details

Using the search


Document details


AI writing detection


Sharing the Report

The new Similarity Report experience

How to access the new and classic Similarity Reports

Overview of the new Similarity Report

Doc-to-doc comparison

Doc-to-doc comparison