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❶Because of this increased access to the published scholarly literature, iThenticate is particularly well suited to detect potential plagiarism in scholarly writings intended for publication and submission to a sponsor as a proposal for sponsored funding. Enter your e-mail address required:

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Because it was created for publishers to monitor copyright infringement, unlike TurnItIn, documents uploaded to iThenticate are not added to a database for future searches. One further point of clarification. Neither iThenticate , nor any other software, can detect plagiarism per se. What they can detect is text in an uploaded document which is identical or nearly identical to text in the previously published literature accessed by iThenticate for comparison. Text in an uploaded document that is identical or nearly identical to text in the previously published literature does not always represent plagiarism.

Particularly in scientific and other technical literature, there may be only very limited ways to express a concept or method. Purdue is only able to grant user accounts under its license to faculty on the West Lafayette campus and Graduate Faculty on other Purdue system campuses.

When your user account is created, your Purdue Career Account email address will serve as your login ID and you will be assigned an initial, temporary password by iThenticate. The first time you login to iThenticate using your temporary password, you will be asked to establish a permanent password. If you click on any of the other access links on the iThenticate homepage you will be asked to enter a credit card number to access the software and will NOT be able to access your Purdue account.

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This channel is the official YouTube channel for the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). You are free to link to these videos for your own educational purposes. Purdue Writing Lab visits Washington, DC. In December , Harry Denny, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Lab, and Kris Ratcliffe, Professor and Head of English, visited Washington, D.C., to introduce Purdue’s Writing Lab and Online Writing Lab (OWL) in a visit coordinated by Purdue lobbyist Jordan Wicker.