EndNote is a tool that allows you to collect bibliographic references in a library, organize and manage those references, and ultimately put them in the body of a paper and in a reference list in a desired citation format.
UM Library has subscribed to the site license of EndNote. UM staff and students may install EndNote X9 or EndNote 20 on their personal computer for research purpose.
Our eligible users may do the following steps before use.
Notification : Launch of new interface – Feedback Studio on July 2018
Turnitin is a plagiarism prevention tool, which is designed to help faculty members to easily evaluate the originality of student’s work by comparing their electronic documents to online sources and Turnitin-owned databases. Papers can now be accepted for checking in 30 different languages including Chinese (traditional and simplified), English and Portuguese.
Apply for a Turnitin account*
All teaching staff are entitled to request a Turnitin account for use at its website: http://www.turnitin.com. Please use your UM email address to send the following data with email subject "Request of Turnitin service" to email@example.com to set up your Turnitin account.
We will reply to you with the login information in two working days.
* If teaching staff want the paper submission through the UMMoodle system to get the Originality Report, no need to apply for the Turnitin Account. For those, who then NOT through the UMMoodle system and intend to use Turnitin directly, please contact us to get the password.
About Turnitin integrated with UMMoodle system
The most widely used functions in Turnitin are the retrieval of the originality report, which is used to determine whether a student's work is original (no matching text) or unoriginal. UM users can achieve it through the UMMoodle in addition to using Turnitin directly. They can do their work using the Turnitin function without having to leave their familiar UMMoodle environment. Kindly see 'Turnitin Moodle Update' for more information.
The getting-started procedures are summarized as follows:
For detailed information on the operation, please refer to the following user manual.
Since the functionality and operation platforms are different between UMMoodle and Turnitin, the comparison table of major features is hereby given as follows:
|FEATURE||UMMOODLE||TURNITIN||UMMOODLE + TURNITIN|
|Login Account||Pre-loaded by ICTO||Created by the Library||Pre-loaded by ICTO|
|To be Uploaded File Format||No limitation||
||The same as Turnitin|
|Number of Files Uploaded for Each Assignment||Max. of 20 files||1 file only||The same as Turnitin|
|Maximum Size of a File||The same as the course upload limit||10 MB||The same as Turnitin|
|Comment on Student’s Assignment||Mark in the field “Comment”, or upload “Response files”.||Highlight and add comments on the student’s assignment directly.||The same as Turnitin|
|Submit a paper for a Student|
|Export Grade Book|
: Available : Not Available
For more details, please refer to the following webpages :
Should you have any enquiry about using the Turnitin, please feel free to contact us at lib_ref.
VeriGuide is a plagiarism detection tool, which is developed by The Chinese University of Hong Kong and could help teaching staff for similarity detection, and readability assessment. VeriGuide supports English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese checking. It compares a student submission against past submissions of UM and Internet resources.
If UM student would like to use VeriGuide for checking papers, please use your UM email address to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following personal information and the subject "Request of VeriGuide service".