Turnitin is under a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS), and is currently unavailable https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/690547248242016256 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/690554977958387712 0543 PST is 1343 here in the UK. Keep an eye on the @turnitinstatus Twitter account for more information.
All UK users of Turnitin were unable to access it yesterday afternoon. https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/686173250930380800 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/686213583101820928 Note that the time on the initial tweet is when Turnitin acknowledged the problem, in reality it was unavailable from much earlier on in the day.
Turnitin inform us that as part of Saturday’s regular maintenance window, there will be some downtime The maintenance is scheduled to run from 1500-1900GMT on Saturday, 19th December – see details for other time zones.
https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/639913608772583424 That’s 1500-1900 in the UK.
The known issue where instructors were unable to email non-submitters has been fixed. To email those students who haven’t submitted an assignment, visit the assignment inbox (via Control Panel -> Course Tools -> Turnitin Assignments). If you think students may have been added or removed from the Blackboard course click Roster Sync  first – this will Continue Reading…
We’ve updated the Turnitin building block (which links Turnitin to Blackboard). Here are the headlines Name change They’ve dropped the ‘UK’, it is now referred to as ‘Turnitin Assignment’, eg in the course menu or the action bar. Course Copy Previously, our advice was to recreate all Turnitin assignments after a course copy. Advice from Continue Reading…
https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/627257009742557184 That’s 1500-1700 in the UK. Follow the link in the tweet above for details in other time zones.
Turnitin is currently running very slowly. Pages are taking a long time time to load, and the document viewer is taking even longer. We have reached out to Turnitin for more information, and are keeping an eye on @turnitinstatus for any announcement. Update @ 1630 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/600320850672226305 Update @ 1723 Still seeing occasional slowdowns here, but looks Continue Reading…
Turnitin ended support for Internet Explorer 9 on March 1st, 2015 This means that Turnitin will no longer test features or fix bugs for Internet Explorer 9. We recommend you upgrade to a newer version, or use Chrome/Firefox/Safari There’s more information on Turnitin’s support site
Update @ 1135. Turnitin have announced the problems are resolved https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/595894612524400640 Our original post is below Turnitin are advising us that we may experience difficulties in accessing Turnitin via the JANET network (i.e. on campus) https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/595881902432714752 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/595882591435280384 Access elsewhere isn’t affected, and we’ve not seen any issues on our testing so far this morning. T