Students may encounter problems when submitting an assignment to Turnitin via Moodle. The most common reason for this is the length of the filename for the file they are submitting.
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If your lecturer has left comments on your assignment submission in Turnitin you can review them after the release date.
The simple answer is ‘Yes, you can’. WIT library has set up a Turnitin referencing check within Moodle where you can submit your assignment for a similarity score before submitting it to your lecturer. This will not affect your similarity score for the subsequent submission to your lecturer.
Writers often claim that because they are the authors, they can reuse their work, either in full or in excerpts, over and over again. How can republishing one’s own work be defined as plagiarism if the author has only used his or her own words and ideas? This article explores the definition of self-plagiarism, how it crosses into copyright laws and ethical issues, and the different ways an author can avoid this increasingly controversial act of scholarly misconduct.
When draft submissions are allowed prior to the due date, the comparison of submissions within the same Turnitin Assignment link will not take place until after the assignment due date passes.