Turnitin tool to support your writing and prevent plagiarism
Turnitin is a help for practising scientific writing. Practically, it is a submission box where an originality report is generated of the submitted texts. It helps students to improve their reference skills and advisors may use it to check texts.
Especially doctoral candidates about to turn in an article or manuscript are warmly recommended to take a look at the tool and learn to use.
Turnitin is available in MyCourses: Independent Turnitin Originality Checkworkspace in MyCourses (mycourses.aalto.fi).
Before you start to use Turnitin, check out the instructions. Turnitin gives you an originality report of your text and you will probably have to read the instructions to understand the report fully.
Detailed instructions for students (wiki.aalto.fi) about submitting in Turnitin submission box, interpreting the originality report, viewing teacher’s feedback and tips for scientific writing (wiki.aalto.fi).
More information about Aalto code of academic integrity concerning Turnitin usage (wiki.aalto.fi).
If you have trouble using the Turnitin submission box, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about Turnitin in Finnish: https://into.aalto.fi/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=19833247