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LIBRARY  URKUND is an online text-matching tool made available to all University of Canberra students to assist with raising the quality and integrity.

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2 LIBRARY

3  URKUND is an online text-matching tool made available to all University of Canberra students to assist with raising the quality and integrity of students’ assignments.  URKUND checks text against the internet, archives and databases and reports any similarities – highlighting the similar text and identifying sources.  The text-matching process is automated and it can take up to 48 hours for a report to be produced. This time factor needs to be considered when using URKUND to check assignments before submission for assessment.

4 URKUND can be accessed from the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) on all student moodles, and may be available as part of the assignment submission facility in some unit moodles (varies from subject to subject as this is a decision made by the subject convenor). This presentation focusses on using URKUND via AIM.

5 Click Text-matching - URKUND

6 Click Want to try URKUND? Upload your assignment here

7 Click Add submission

8 Click to tick the certification box. (Note – this is a required step.) Click “Add” to upload your assignment file. Read this information. Unless you follow the steps to “opt-out” your assignment will be added to the sources checked by URKUND. The opt- out link is available via the file processed sent by URKUND, and via the URKUND report screen that displays on your Moodle when the file has been processed.

9 Click Upload this file Browse to find your file

10 Click Save changes to upload your assignment to URKUND.

11 The date and time indicate when your assignment was submitted to URKUND. Three s will be sent to your UC account: 1. Assignment submission confirmation from LearnOnline (Moodle) 2. Confirmation of receipt from URKUND 3. File processed from URKUND – your URKUND report is ready to view.

12 Click here to view the URKUND report. Click here to opt out of having your assignment included in the database of sources checked by URKUND.

13 Details of the source of the text and the text that matches the highlighted text in the document. The proportion of the highlighted text that matches the text in the identified source. The text that was matched with a source checked by URKUND. List of sources that contain text that URKUND has matched to text in the submitted document. Text-matching report summary

14 The colour of the highlight represents the similarity of the text to the identified source – low (light) to high (dark). Click on the coloured strip to reveal the text that has been matched and the source of the matched text.

15 Examples of References being text- matched by URKUND

16 Use your own judgment when viewing the report. Check your in-text citations, phrasing of ideas and references. Note that the text-matching process is an automated process and you may have used sources that were not included in the sources checked by URKUND.

17 More … Click Edit submission to delete a submitted file, and to add a new file. Save your changes. Follow any prompts to tick the certification box.


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