08 March 2010TurnitinUK Plagiarism Detection Service:
UK Data Protection Act factsheet (PDF)
This factsheet, written with guidance from legal counsel considers how data submitted to TurnitinUK is used, and the contractual implications for all parties involved. It also considers use and retention of data in relation to the Freedom of Information Act.
UK Copyright factsheet (PDF)
This factsheet, written with guidance from legal counsel considers use of TurnitinUK in relation to UK copyright legislation. It includes a suggested approach for institutions, and an example clause for use in student contracts.
This report presents research carried out by the NCC Group on behalf of the Plagiarism Advisory Service into essay bank sites available via the internet and their use of plagiarism detection software to protect the originality of the papers they offer.
The Plagiarism Advisory Service commissioned the NCC Group to consider the range of detection solutions currently available to the UK HE and FE community, and updating the review carried out by Bull et al. on behalf of JISC in 2001. This document summarises the findings of the report and compares four leading detection solutions.
Bull, J. et al. (2001) Technical review of plagiarism detection software report. Luton: Computer Assisted Assessment Centre.
This report, commissioned by JISC in 2001 investigated the emerging market in plagiarism detection solutions available to the UK HE and FE community. The review informed the decision to select Turnitin as the JISC-endorsed plagiarism detection solution.
Taken from the Oxford Brookes Guides for best practice when dealing with plagiarism.
This collection of resources written and compiled by Dr Jo Badge includes conference papers and guides, which illustrate the institution?s use of TurnitinUK from piloting of the software to wider adoption across the University.