Plagiarism Detection and ICON

An integration with ICON allows files that have been uploaded to the dropbox to be checked for plagiarism by Turnitin. Instructors can access Originality Reports directly from the ICON dropbox interface. Visit this page: for information on how to use Plagiarism Detection in ICON.

Using Turnitin's Web Interface

Before you create your profile at the Turnitin web site, you will need some information to join The University of Iowa's account. You can obtain this by emailing a request to

Once you have the information required to join the University of Iowa's account, you will need to create an account on

Click here to create a new account on

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May 19, 2016