The College of Charleston offers faculty access to Turnitin.  Integrated with the OAKS Assignments/Dropbox tool, Turnitin helps assess student assignments and prevent plagiarism. Turnitin checks written assignments for plagiarism from public online sources as well as its own database of student work.  It also checks for spelling and grammar mistakes.

Turnitin has created a series of video tutorials on how to create Turnitin assignments and use the features to check for originality and to provide feedback to students.

Features of Turnitin:

Text-based tutorial is available at 

If you have any questions regarding Turnitin, please contact your Instructional Technologist.