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Plagiarism Prevention Service (Turnitin)

  • Service Group: Help, Support, and Policy Service
  • Users: Staff

Service Description 

Turnitin is a plagiarism detection service which is available to any member of staff at Queen Mary.  It allows you to submit pieces of written work to check for evidence of plagiarism, but it can also help to develop academic writing skills among students.  Departments may encourage (or require) students to submit their work directly to Turnitin to see how their work may be checked.
The E-Learning Unit currently supports the use of Turnitin primarily via the online learning environment, QMPlus.

How to access

Through the online learning environment, QMPlus and
Through the Turnitin website on

How to request this service

Self-service: Service Desk

Lead time

Turnitin related requests should be made 5 working days in advance.


There is no cost to the user for this service, but it is a role based service so will need local approval prior to requesting access.


Hours of Service: 24/7/365
Supported Monday to Friday 8am–6pm (excluding bank holidays and university closure days).


Contact the IT Service Desk
Call: +44 (0)20 7882 8888
Visit: Queens’ Building, Room W209, Mile End
Self-service: Service Desk

Dependent service

This service is dependent on Infrastructure Services

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