Turnitin (Plagiarism Detection)

Turnitin is a well known and powerful plagiarism detection software, and having the largest users’ base of academic originality checking system. It is widely used in worldwide universities, academic institution papers and other fields. Its’ detection contrast library contains approximately 150 million massive paper databases, over 90,000 world-renowned periodicals magazine databases, more than 200 million web database.

Turnitin is a cloud-based services and accessible via web browser (no software installation required).
• Able to check document in various formats, including Microsoft Word, pdf, txt, and so on
• Powerful database with multilingual support (foreign languages)
• Has a strong background (foreign language) database

Get Started with Turnitin

  • Lecturer to contact the respective Office of Academic Affairs for Turnitin’s login access request.
  • Lecturer can set up a class folder by clicking the ‘Add Class’ tab, then a Class ID and Enrollment password will be generated.
  • Students should use the Class ID and Enrollment password (provided by Lecturer) to create a new account in Turnitin. Then, they can start logging in to http://turnitin.com/ .
  • Students are to submit assignments for plagiarism detection.
  • Visit XMUM Moodle https://l.xmu.edu.my > Other Courses > 2019 > Turnitin Student Guide for more details.

Forgotten your password or unable to log into your Turnitin account

    If you have forgotten your password or unable to log into your account, you can set a new password by using the instructions below:
  • Go to www.turnitin.com and click on "Log In" button at the top right.
  • Click on the "Forgot your password? Click here" link.
  • Follow the next instruction to enter your mail address & your "last name {try your family name or ID number} and then click " Next"
  • Answer your secret question. If you have forgotten the answer to your secret question, click the link Forgot your answer? A link will be sent to your email (either in the Inbox or Junk folders) to enter a new password. You have 24 hours to change your password using that link.
    Note: If you could not find the reset password mail, try to search for an email from noreply@turnitin.com in your inbox folder and click on "here" link to enter a new password.
  • On the password reset page, enter a new password and log into Turnitin using the e-mail and new password for your profile.
  • If you are still unable to reset your password or fail to login, advise you to proceed to creating a new Turnitin account instead.