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Graduate Studies

How to review the Originality Report

1. Download the Urkund Report Quick Start Guide to help you navigate the published report.

The Analysis Overview page contains a lot of information, including

  • visualization of the pages with matching content,
  • “Findings” section which identifies published documents with text matches to your document,
  • similarity analysis.

Analysis Overview page


Important

The similarity analysis should not be considered evidence of matching content but any score above 5 to 10 per cent indicates that you and your supervisor should review matches in more detail and consider making corrections to the document before it is officially submitted to the School of Graduate Studies (thesis) or a publisher.


Download the report

A permanent copy of the report can be downloaded from the Urkund/Ouriginal site, by clicking on the download arrow in the upper right corner of the Analysis Overview web page.