Does Harvard subscribe to Turnitin or some other plagiarism detection software?

As far as we know, there is no current subscription to any plagiarism detection software at Harvard Library. 

Harvard's schools sometimes offer this software to their faculty; for instance, The Chan School (HSPH) offers turnitin. Check your school's website, academic integrity, or IT office.

If you are a student, we suggest that you study the section on Avoiding Plagiarism in the Harvard Guide to Using Sources.

The Harvard College Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct provides resources to students and faculty regarding issues of Academic Integrity.

Faculty can use full-text databases such as Academic Search Premier, Google Books, Google Scholar and JSTOR to detect plagiarism. You can search for additional full-text resources on our Databases page (look for resources identified with database type "e-books and texts" or "e-journals").

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