Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Digital Teaching & Learning

TurnItIn Upgrade

Turnitin, our plagiarism detection software is undergoing an upgrade. The current version of Turnitin, V1, will remain functional for existing assignments, but the new version, V2, will launch on Wednesday 9/19 for all newly created Turnitin assignments.


Information on the new version of Turnitin is available in this knowledge base article. Information on the migration tool and what to expect when moving an assignment from V1 to V2 can be found in this knowledge base article.


Defining V1 vs. V2:

  • Turnitin V1 – The existing plug in that we have used within Moodle over the last several years, which will no longer be supported by the vendor as of 12/31/2018.
  • Turnitin V2 – The new Moodle plug in that we must migrate to over Fall 2018. Available to faculty as of X date.

Important Dates:




•Turnitin V2 will be made available to faculty


• No new assignment creations in V1

• All newly created assignments in V2

• The Migration Tool will become available

• V1 assignments will remain functional until end of semester


• All V1 assignments that wish to be used in the future, must be migrated to V2


• V1 assignments no longer available


If you have any further questions about the technical support of this migration, please reach out to Tracy McMahon (tmcmahon@loyola.edu).