Plagiarism Detection Solutions Presentations

The University of Toronto’s current contract for a plagiarism detection and integrity teaching solution (Turnitin) will be expiring December 2020. As such, the University of Toronto is reviewing potential solutions that have been identified.

Instructors and professional staff who use or support plagiarism detection in teaching are cordially invited to attend the presentations by the four vendors being considered. (Each vendor will be presenting twice. See the full list of presentations below.The vendors were selected from a shortlist created by the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM), a Procurement-approved sourcing partner of the Ontario education sector.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions after each presentation and provide feedback through a survey. The Plagiarism Solution Working Group will review your valuable feedback and make a final recommendation to the University. 

Presentations will take place virtually. Please register here to receive the links to the presentations:

Plagix Unicheck 


Urkund Prio 



Members of the Working Group:

  • Prof. Raviraj Adve, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
  • Laura Ferlito – Associate Director, Academic Integrity & Petitions, FA&S
  • Lucy Gaspini, Director, Academic Success & Integrity, UTM
  • Prof. David Goldreich, Rotman Commerce
  • Dr. Pamela Gravestock, Director, Teaching Support & Faculty Development, FA&S
  • Ryan Green, Application Administration, ARC/ITS
  • Simone Laughton, Head, Library & Instructional Technologies, UTM
  • Prof. Renan Levine, Political Science
  • Saira Mall, Associate Director, Education Commons, OISE
  • Nisha Panchal, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Officer, UTSC
  • Dr. Andrea Russell, Director, Academic Affairs, Office of the Vice-President & Provost
  • Prof. Steve Szigeti, CCIT

Rapporteurs/WG Support:

  • Avi Hyman, ITS
  • Rutu Patel, ITS
  • Wil Wong, ITS

For more information, please contact Rutu Patel at