The library is no longer in charge of Turnitin - the college's plagiarism prevention service. Instead it has been integrated into Canvas.
For assistance with Turnitin.com, contact Ben Deaton, 864-231-5530, firstname.lastname@example.org
The following links may be of assistance:
1. How can I prevent plagiarism?
They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! This can be done in several ways.
2. What do I do if I detect an act of plagiarism?
According to the Student Handbook, (located on the university web site under Students > Student Live)
“Acts of academic dishonesty are never to be ignored or overlooked for any reason.”
The steps of procedure to follow and the penalties for plagiarism are spelled out under the heading Academic Dishonesty. The penalties are:
If you have never dealt with this issue before, you may wish to review the written policy and then discuss the situation with your Dean.
3. What is Turnitin.com and how do I use it?
The university subscribes to an anti-plagiarism site called Turnitin.com for evaluating the originality of student papers.
NOTE: Turnitin.com is now integrated into Canvas.
The site provides user manuals, quick start guides and online training videos for both students and faculty.