Turnitin is an internet-based plagiarism-detection service. Essays are submitted to Turnitin website, which checks the documents originality. The results can be used to detect plagiarism or in formative exercises help students learn how to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing.
Documentation from Turnitin
Turnitin provides documentation for instructors on how to create, manage, and grade assignments in Blackboard. It also provides documentation for students on how to create submissions and view feedback.
The following links point to additional documentation on how to use Turnitin with example screenshots from our Blackboard environment and to other Turnitin-relevant resources at Syracuse.