What is the basic procedure for using iThenticate?

This page shows the basic procedure for logging into iThenticate, uploading documents, and viewing/downloading reports.

If you are looking for detailed instructions or help not covered here, you may find additional resources on iThenticate’s training website, such as the following:

Step 1
  1. Log in at

NOTE: If you do not yet have an iThenticate account generated by the NPS software manager, email to request an account. Accounts are granted to NPS faculty and staff members.





Step 2
  1. Create your own folders, folder groups, and individual folders within groups, if desired.
    For detailed instructions, see iThenticate's Managing Folders video tutorial.


Step 3
  1. To upload a document, click on the "Upload a File" link on the right side of the page.
    For detailed document uploading instructions, including acceptable file types, see iThenticate's Submitting Documents page.



Alternatively, if you'd like to upload a document directly to a particular folder, navigate to that folder and choose the Submit a document link.


Step 4
  1. Then, choose a destination folder. Fill out the upload information, if desired, and choose a file from your computer.



To upload another file simultaneously, scroll down and click the Add another file link.



Step 5
  1. Then scroll down and choose Upload.