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  1. Locate your TurnItIn assignment dropbox.
    You may have an 'Assessments' folder where the dropbox is located. However, this location may differ depending on where your lecturer places the dropbox.
  2. To view the Assignment details select View/Complete.

  3. The Assignment Inbox page will now open to submit your assignment.
    This page confirms the assignment name. Select the icon for assignment instructions, if provided. Key assignment Dates are also confirmed.
    Select Submit.

  4. Submit Paper:

    a) Select Single File Upload from the drop-down list.

    b) First name and last name will automatically be added by the system. 

    c) Enter the Submission title.


    When entering the submission title, use the following file name unless instructed otherwise by your Lecturer:

    "SurnameFirstNameBNumber" e.g. BrownJohnB00001234_AssignmentOne

    d) Select Browse to upload file your assignment file. Locate your file and select open.

    e) Select Upload. Or Cancel, to cancel a submission.


  5. Step 2 of 3 will open. Once reviewed select Confirm or Cancel
    This provides you with an opportunity to ensure you have uploaded the correct file.



    This is a preview and formatting has been removed from this view. Formatting will be included when your submission is completed.

  6. Once successfully uploaded, the Return to assignment list button will be available.


    A confirmation message will appear to confirm "paper successfully submitted". Select OK.

    An email will be sent to your Ulster email account also confirming receipt of your submission.


    Video on how to submit an assignment

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    Viewing the Originality report


    The originality report is an additional feature within TurnItIn that enables you to view your referencing and citation. 



    The originality report is only available if activated by your lecturer.

  7. To view the originality report select

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    Check the Similarity Index.
    similarity indexImage Removedeither Match Overview or All Sources for matches and you can also use the filter to exclude certain matches.

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    If your lecturer has enabled the resubmit option, use the information in the report to amend any improper citations and/or referencing.



  8. If the re-submission option is available to you. Select Resubmit to begin a new submission. Message below will appear.