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.
Scheduled Maintenance: 19th September
https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/639913608772583424 That’s 1500-1900 in the UK.
Fixed: Email non-submitters link
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…
Updated Building Block
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…
Scheduled Maintenance: August 15th
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…
Internet Explorer 9 no longer supported
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
Access problems on campus
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
Scheduled Maintenance: March 7th 2015
Turnitin may be unavailable between 1500-1900 GMT on Saturday, 7th March 2015.
Submit any file & grade without any submission
Turnitin updated last week, bringing a number of bug fixes and new features. Grading without submission Use Turnitin to give feedback to a student without them submitting a file. For example, you could use this to give feedback for a presentation in class – you could even grade on your iPad as the student was Continue Reading…