FEAS is pleased to offer a subscription to the iThenticate service to our faculty researchers. This service
is a powerful tool that can help detect and prevent plagiarism in research work. It compares submitted
work against a vast database of academic and web sources, ensuring the originality and integrity of the

Using the iThenticate service is simple, and our subscription makes it easily accessible to all of our
faculty researchers. We encourage our researchers to take advantage of this service to safeguard their
academic integrity and the integrity of our faculty. Get in touch with the ERO to learn more about the
iThenticate service and how to use it.

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Training Videos 
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Thesis based graduate students and post-docs looking to use iThenticate need to request access at

*NOTE: iThenticate is not for use with coursework. There is a limit on the number of accounts and
submissions FEAS has with iThenticate.

To find out more about iThenticate or for any other questions;
Contact: Zia Ahmed –


Who can use iThenticate?
FEAS researchers (faculty members, post-docs, research staff, and thesis-based graduate students) can check documents such as grant proposals, articles and book chapters to be submitted for publication.

What are FEAS's guidelines for graduate students using iThenticate?
Thesis-based graduate students are encouraged to use iThenticate with support from their supervisor as a tool to advance their understanding of good academic integrity practices.

Can iThenticate be used to check someone else’s work?
No, iThenticate is provided for FEAS authors to check work that they themselves have authored or co-authored. Violation of these terms may result in the suspension or termination of your access to iThenticate

Can instructors use iThenticate to check papers that their students have submitted as a course assignment?
No, FEAS has a limited number of submissions per year.

Can iThenticate be used to check co-authored work?
Yes, iThenticate can be used to check works that you have co-authored. The resulting reports can be shared among co-authors.

Can supervisors use iThenticate to check their students’ theses or dissertations?
No, FEAS is piloting the service this year to be used for research papers only.

Who has access to the report, and can it be shared among colleagues and collaborators?
Your iThenticate account and reports are accessible only to you. You may share your reports via email, printout, or download or by giving another iThenticate user access to your folder.

Can faculty use our iThenticate license to check manuscripts that they are reviewing?
No, iThenticate is intended for use by authors to check their own work. Many academic publishers use iThenticate to check manuscripts prior to considering them for publication.

Is a document submitted to iThenticate retained by the vendor and used in the iThenticate or Turnitin comparison database?
No, iThenticate does not add your manuscript to any databases. However, your submissions are archived privately until you delete them.

Can an undergraduate student request an iThenticate account?
No, undergraduate students preparing manuscripts for publication can request their supervisor to check the similarity score.

What databases does iThenticate check against?
An initiative of the publisher association CrossRef, CrossCheck is a database populated with content (journal articles, conference proceedings and books) provided by publishers (365+ leading scientific, technical and medical (STM) publishers). 

Internet archive
The vendors proprietary Internet crawler is archived back more than a decade.

Aggregators, databases, content providers
Over 90 million online and offline subscription content and research titles from leading aggregators, databases and content providers, including: ABC-CLIO, Cengage Learning, EBSCOhost, Emerald Journals, Gale InfoTrac, One File, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Wiley, PubMed/Medline, SAGE Reference.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is a research database that includes theses and dissertations from more than 1,000 North American and European graduate schools.