We are pleased to announce Turnitin Global with vastly IMPROVED and
EXPANDED handling of non-English languages!
Turnitin Global now handles text correctly in 31 languages in
addition to English:
Arabic, Catalan, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Croatian,
Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew,
Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian (Bokmal, Nynorsk),
Farsi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak,
Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
This means that papers submitted via global.turnitin.com will
generate an Originality Report with no question marks or odd
character strings replacing “special” characters.
This also means we are indexing many additional websites that contain
those languages against which we compare submitted papers.
To try this capability, you must sign in through global.turnitin.com
(using your regular login information). Anything that is created or
submitted through global.turnitin.com will also be available in
www.turnitin.com (albeit with the current service’s text display
By the end of October, this capability will be fully operational for
all Turnitin users without having to use global.turnitin.com.
Note that while we are in the process of translating the Turnitin
interface into many languages, it has not yet been translated to each
of the above languages. Watch for additional announcements.
Note also that we do not translate the paper that is submitted in any
way (e.g. we don’t translate it to English and try to find more