Turnitin is an online plagiarism prevention service which is very popular among students and teachers in many universities and high schools because it allows them to submit essays at their website in order to find out if their work is original. The Founders started this venture by “building a prototype of Turnitin that detects unoriginal content in student written work”, and since then it has been a huge success.[1]

Turnitin Sign Up

To create an account go to turnitin.com/newuser_type.asp, select the type of account that you would like to create (Student, Instructor, Teaching Assistant), fill out the form, click “i agree create profile” and then follow instructions to get started right away.

After signing up come back to this page to learn how to access your account, so if you are having problems or if you simply don’t know how to do it follow the steps below and I’ll show you how.

Turnitin Login – Step By Step Tutorial

1. Go to the site’s sign in page located at the following url: https://turnitin.com/login_page.asp.

2. Enter your email address in the first field of the access form located right in the middle of the page.

turnitin sign in step 1

3. Enter your user password in the second field box.

turnitin sign in step 2

4. Click the “login” button at the bottom and that’s it, you’re in!

turnitin sign in step 3

Turnitin Password Recovery Instructions

If you forget your password go back to the site’s access page, click the “Forgot your password?” link located right beneath the password field box,

turnitin password recovery

enter your email address, enter your last name, and click “Next”.


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