TurnitinUK for Tutors

Official Turnitin LogoAs a member of staff, there are several things you may need to know how to do using Turnitin. The way that you use Turnitin may be different depending on which faculty you are in.  There are, however, several key areas of Turnitin that you may need to know about in order to successfully use Turnitin: managing assignments, originality reports, and grademark (on PC and iPad).  We have individual pages covering each of these main sections.  Each page has a list of step-by-step guides which explain how to use each aspect of Turnitin.  We have tried to provide step-by-step guides for the most common things you may need to do in Turnitin, but the list is not exhaustive.

Managing Assignments

Managing Assignments – Assignments are the most fundamental part of Turnitin, allowing students to submit their work online.  This set of guides covers various aspects of managing your Turnitin assignments.

Originality Reports – Originality reports’ are one of the main features of Turnitin.  Turnitin is able to scan for similarity (originality) on text based filetypes.  This set of guides covers how to work with originality reports.


GradeMark for PC / Mac – Turnitin has an online marking feature known as GradeMark.  The PC interface to GradeMark allows you to mark online using your PC and a web browser. This set of guides explains how to use GradeMark on a PC, as well as things to consider when using GradeMark.

GradeMark for iPad – The GradeMark online marking tool is available as an iOS app as well as on PC.  This set of guides explains how to use GradeMark on your iPad, as well as covering some important things to consider when marking using GradeMark on an iPad.

Rubrics and grading forms – This set of guides explains how to use rubrics and grading forms in Turnitin and GradeMark.


External Help – Whilst we do our best to create step-by-step guides to the most commonly used features within Turnitin, we do not have an exhaustive list of guides. If you’re looking for help on a particular feature but you can’t find it listed in our guides, then you may be able to find more information on some of the external pages listed here.