What is plagiarism?
"Plagiarism is the theft and use of the ideas, material and other
intellectual property of others that are passed off as one’s own."
SU Senate. 2010. Stellenbosch University policy on academic
integrity: the prevention and handling of plagiarism [Internet].
Stellenbosch University. Available: http://www0.sun.ac.za/research/en/policydocuments.
[2011, 9 September].
What is Turnitin
and how does it work?
Turnitin is used by students at various academic establishments to measure
plagiarism. Students upload assignments onto the Turnitin database where the
papers are compared with billions of pages on the internet (Tunitin
Official website). The results are returned in the form of an
Originality Report that gives clear explanations of possible plagiarism.
do I submit a Turnitin assignment in WebStudies?
tips will help you submit Turnitin
assisgnments in WebStudies.
may contact your
faculty librarian if you do not
have access to Turnitin and want to use the Library Turnitin module on
can I get help and training?
Plagiarism forms part
of most library training sessions.
Ask a Librarian if you need help.
Other support services:
Writing lab offers writing workshops and
consultation to all students. Plagiarism forms part of these academic writing
Division for Research
Development (DRD) offers ethic workshops