Why is the list of references counted in the similarity report?


Turnitin might not be able to identify the list of references if the list has no correct header. To prevent the counting of the list of references as similarity, a correct header should be put on the list and Turnitin will not count it in the similarity report.

The table below shows the headers that can be recognised by Turnitin:

Last modified: Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:54 AM