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Ouriginal by Turnitin (formerly known as Urkund) is UCD’s originality/similarity checking or plagiarism prevention tool in Brightspace.

We call it originality checking as Ouriginal compares text in student assignments with the text in documents in its archives to see if there are any matches. It is up to the lecturer to determine whether any such matches constitute plagiarism. The Ouriginal archive includes all UCD submissions (including those imported from SafeAssign), student submissions from other participating universities, material publicly available on the world wide web and a wide range of academic databases and journals.

You can view the status of Ouriginal here, this will have details of any current issues.

A recording of a UCD Ouriginal virtual training session can be viewed here.

Ouriginal provide a series of guides including an Analysis report quick start guide (new design).

Ouriginal - the New Analysis Report

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