Melbourne Polytechnic adheres to two styles of referencing: Harvard Style, and APA Style. Check with your teacher to find out which style is appropriate for your studies.
On your course page click the assignment name. It will have a Turnitin symbol on its left hand side.
This will open up a page called 'My Submissions'. Click on the link Submit Paper.
A pop-up screen will open. On this screen you will be required to :
If you submit by File Upload, click on the document icon shown.
Select Upload a file, Browse for you assignment, give your assignment a name & author and then choose 'Other' as license type.
Click Add Submission at the bottom of the pop-up once you are satisfied with your entries.
Once you have submitted your assignment you will be directed to a screen which is a digital receipt. On this screen you will be given a Turnitin submission ID and an extract of your assignment.
You can return to your original submission page by clicking on 'close', located in the top right hand corner.
You can view and print your digital receipt by clicking on View Digital Receipt on your submission page.
You will also receive a submission confirmation to your Melbourne Polytechnic student email account.
Originality reports ( or similarity reports) provide a summary of matching or highly similar text found in a submitted paper. The percentage is a score of your assignments match to other sources.
To view the originality report for your assignment, click on the icon next to the similarity percentage.
You will be taken to the Turnitin Feedback Studio.
Any matching text will be highlighted.
The Match Breakdown on the right hand side shows a breakdown of any matches found on your paper. They are listed from most similar to least similar.