Both the ICON / Turnitin integration and the Turnitin.com website will accept the following formats:

  • Microsoft Word (.doc)
  • Plain text (.txt)
  • Adobe Acrobat PDF (.pdf)
  • Rich Text Format (.rtf)
  • PostScript (.ps)
  • WordPerfect (.wpd)
  • HTML (.html, htm)

If you use a different word processor (e.g. StarWriter, LaTeX, etc.) you should be able to save your paper in one of these formats and then submit it to Turnitin.com. Alternatively, you can cut and paste the contents of your paper into an online form when submitting.

For more details, refer to these articles:

Instructors: Creating a new assignment
Students: Submitting a paper

Article number: 
2052
Last updated: 
May 1, 2017