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Turnitin: Home

Basic go-to guide for University of Malaya students and staff who are using the UM Library Submission Class to generate Similarity Reports

Current status of the Library Account (as at 13th January 2021)

Cessation of Submission Class through Spectrum

Note: The course below have ceased to be offered on Spectrum on the instructions of Pusat Teknologi Maklumat (PTM).

Course name: Turnitin-  Document Submission (Mode- Self Enrollment)

Course code: XGPG0002

Resumption via Submission Classes by the UM Library on

Note: This Class will delete all enrollments every Friday. Users may re-enroll to the class to continue using it. (You do not need to create multiple accounts to re-enroll)

Class name: UM Library 1/2021 (Deleted Every Friday)

Click here to get Class ID and Enrollment Key 

*This submission class is set to "No Repository" which means that the submissions will not be saved/archived.


Turnitin: Document Submission on Spectrum Manual 2020

The manual covers:

1. Creating Account for First TIme Users
2. Expired Classes and New Enrollments
3. Submitting your documents.   
4. The Similarity Report.             
5. Filtering your Similarity Report.
6. Deletion of Previous Submissions.
7. Online Support and updates

Accessing Turnitin

I am a new user, what do I do?

1. Reach us on chat or email ( for the Class ID and the Enrollment Key and refer to the manual above on steps to register..

Registration Tip: If you have issues using Spectrum or accessing your ummail or siswamail, please contact PTM through

2. How do I read my report?

You can refer to the downloadable manual above. We have provided some useful links for you to refer to within the manual. 

3. Is there something I can do to lower my percentage?

There are functions that is available on Turnitin that allows you to filter your report better. Read about the filtering functions within the provided manual above.

Reminders & Notice!

1. Pusat Teknologi Maklumat (PTM) will be conducting their housekeeping routinely therefore it is strongly advised that you download the Similarity Report for each submission and save a copy for any possibilities.

User Tips!

A hassle free use of Turnitin through practicing the tips below:

1. Get updated on the scheduled maintenance announcements to avoid anxiety @

2. Instructors can benefit too from shared practices and tips as well as training videos and using existing tools for a better teaching and learning experience @ and @

Updates on Turnitin

10/1/2017- Get updated on the new navigation for the Document Viewer HERE.