Help students keep their ideas authentic

Analyze for originality right within your grading interface, using the power of Search.

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Scan for missing citations quickly and easily with originality reports

With so much of the world’s information readily accessible, educators face a big challenge in helping students keep their work authentic. Originality reports, available in Classroom and Assignments, can help students improve their writing by flagging needed citations, while also providing you with a fast and easy way to verify academic integrity.

Cross reference the web in one search

Using the power of Search, originality reports compare student work against hundreds of billions of web pages and tens of millions of books. The reports highlight missing citations, ineffective paraphrasing, or unintended plagiarism due to high similarity and link to the external source.

Students can run originality reports up to three times before submitting, allowing them to identify and address citation errors, and saving you time on grading. You get your own report with each submission so you can provide additional guidance if needed.

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Your content belongs to you and your students

Student work that has been scanned with the tool is not retained or owned by Google. We search for what’s publicly available on the web. In the future, we plan to add an option for schools to have a private repository of student submissions – that they own – so instructors can see peer-to-peer matches.

Access originality reports in Classroom or Assignments.

Enable unlimited originality reports

Instructors who are upgraded to G Suite Enterprise for Education get unlimited access to originality reports, plus an array of other premium tools.

Get up to three originality reports per course

Instructors using Classroom and Assignments in G Suite for Education can enable up to three* originality reports per class, for free.

*Assignments users will get unlimited usage during beta.

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Use originality reports with Classroom

Originality reports are available along with tools for creating and managing course materials. Sign up to use beta features, including additional language support and student-to-student plagiarism detection within your school.

Try Assignments beta

Originality reports are automatically included within Assignments in beta. Try them out, along with other features to help you save time grading and providing rich feedback.

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