submitting a turnitin assignment
Turnitin currently accepts the following file types for submission: .doc, .wpd, eps, .pdf, .htm, .rtf, .txt. All files submitted to Turnitin must be text based; papers which have been scanned must be sent through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software before they can be submitted to Turnitin.
1. Go to the assignment and click View/Complete
2. Click on the Submit button to the right of the assignment name
3. Select "single file upload" from the "choose a paper submission method:" pull down menu
4. Enter the paper title for the submission in the appropriate field
5. If your instructor has provided you with the option to select which repository you would like your paper stored in, the "add to" option will appear within the submission screen. There are two options: either to add your paper to the standard paper repository or to the institution paper repository. The standard paper repository consists of papers previously submitted in classes and assignments on Turnitin by all Turnitin users, while the institution paper repository consists only of papers previously submitted by Turnitin users at Loyola.
Select which repository you would like your paper added to:
6. Find the file on your computer and click open.
7. Click Upload.
8. Review the file and click on the "Submit" button to finalize the submission.
NOTE: Your instructor can select the repository sources against which your assignment will be compared. The options are:
- student paper repository - works previously submitted in classes and assignments on Turnitin by all Turnitin users
- institution paper repository - works previously submitted to the Loyola repository
- current and archived internet - a repository of archived and live publicly available internet pages containing billions of pages of existing content and tens of thousands of new pages added daily
- periodicals, journals, & publications - third party periodical, journal, and publication content including many major professional journals, periodicals, and business publications