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Get the iThenticate plagiarism detection software through the Software Center

The iThenticate plagiarism detection software has been added to the University Technology ([U]Tech) Software Center. It is available to all Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and staff at no additional cost.

The software helps ensure work is properly cited. It’s designed to be used when writing theses and dissertations, preparing manuscripts for publication in academic/professional journals, and submitting proposals for research funding.

Faculty, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students should use iThenticate as part of their pre-submission processes when completing grant applications and texts for scholarly publication.

To download iThenticate:

  1. Visit the Software Center and click “”I Agree” to accept the end-user license agreement.
  2. Find “iThenticate Subscription” in the software title list, and click on the Windows, Mac or Linux icon.
  3. Follow the instructions on the following page.

Get more information on iThenticate.

Students checking coursework submissions and instructors checking local submissions against other local submissions will continue to use TurnItIn, which is integrated in the Canvas system.

For assistance with any technology product or service at Case Western Reserve University, contact the [U]Tech Service Desk at or 216.368.HELP (4357) or visit