The University provides access to an online Plagiarism Checking service which is also known as text matching. The service enables Academic staff to check student assessments for referencing errors and potential plagiarism. Improper citation can be detected by comparing student assessments against continuously updated databases.
Academics are entitled to submit students work for the detection function without consultation with the student but should ensure they have notified the students they will be checking the academic integrity of work submitted for assessment in the subject. Academics should familiarise themselves with the Acceptable Use Policy specified in the Usage Policy on the Turnitin website.
|Service owner & responsibilities||Turnitin is responsible for the availability and maintenance of their online service. CSU is responsible for licensing and providing login details to access this service|
|Target availability of service||24 hours a day 7 days a week except during Turnitin scheduled maintenance windows. An announcement will appear inside Turnitin in advance of when the system will become unavailable due to maintenance|
|Scheduled maintenance window||Turnitin is unavailable on the first and third Saturdays of each month 7:00am to 11:00 am Pacific Time. (Convert the above Pacific time to Australian Time (AEST))|
Requests for creation of Instructor Accounts should be directed to your school administrative staff.
Licensing and access to Turnitin is funded by the University and provided at no additional cost to students.
If you have further questions or need technical assistance after checking the online resources contact the IT Service Desk