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Viewing, Downloading, and Moving Papers

Viewing Papers 


Every text or image-based submission made to an assignment can be viewed online. To view a paper through the Turnitin website, simply click title of the paper in title column of the Assignment Inbox; this will open the paper in the Document Viewer.


Note: Media files cannot be played within the Document Viewer, but can be downloaded from the Document Viewer. Click here to view guidance on downloading media files.

Downloading Papers


You can download and save papers submitted to an assignment one by one, or in bulk, as a zip file. If the GradeMark or Peer Review products are active on your account, you will have the option of downloading a PDF version of the submission, or the file in its original format.


1. Click on the icon under the File column for the paper to download. 



2. For Peer Review and GradeMark accounts, a pop-up window will prompt you to opt to download the submission in its originally submitted format, or in PDF format



3. The file will download automatically to your device


Note: Media files can only be downloaded in their original format.

Bulk Downloading Papers


You can also download papers in bulk into a zip file, either in the submission's original file format or in GradeMark format.


1. From the Assignment Inbox, check the boxes alongside the papers that you would like to download



1a. The user may also  check box in the column heading to download all papers from all pages of an assignment inbox



2. Click the Download button above the author column and select the format you'd like to use



3. Click on ok to accept the download



4. We'll now work away in the background creating a zip file with your requested files. Feel free to use Turnitin as normal while we process your files. 



5. We'll send you a notification once your files have finished processing in the Messages tab. You can find the Messages tab in the top right corner of Turnitin. 



6. Inside your Messages tab you will have a new notification from us.  Open the message to find your download link.



7.  Click the download link contained in the message to download your files.



Note: Media files can only be downloaded in their original format.

Downloading Files in the Document Viewer


Files can also be downloaded directly from the Document Viewer


1.  Click the paper title from the Title column in the Assignment Inbox; this will open the Document Viewer in a new browser


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2. Click on the download icon in the Submission Tools section of the product toolbar


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3. A box will appear with download options. From here, you can download the current view of a paper (with QuickMarks included), the paper as it was originally submitted to Turnitin, and the digital receipt for the submission.


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Note: By clicking Download PDF of the current view for printing when dealing with a media file submission, only the submission information and comments added in GradeMark will appear within the PDF.

Downloading Media Files in the Document Viewer


When opening a media file submission in the Turnitin Document Viewer, you will immediately be prompted to download the file in its original format. From here, you can provide feedback on the submission in GradeMark using the blank paper provided.


1.  Click the title of the paper from the Title column in the Assignment Inbox; this will open the paper in the Document Viewer


Screen Shot 2015-09-17 at 4.18.47 PM.png2. Click anywhere in the Download submitted file: banner at the top of the Document Viewer to download your student's media submission in its original format. The file will download to your device automatically


Moving Papers Between Assignments


If an assignment has been accidentally submitted to the wrong assignment within a class you can easily change this. 


Note: Any grades you have already applied to the submission will also be transferred with the paper


1. From the class homepage navigate to the assignment with the incorrect submission


2. Using the check boxes in the first column select the student submissions that you would like to move. A yellow bar will appear confirming the amount of papers you have selected. Click the Move To... button. 



3. Using the destination assignment drop down select the assignment you'd like to move the submission into


Note: You are only able to move papers between assignments within the same class


4. Click Submit to move the papers

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