Turnitin: Preparing a presentation with notes for submission on a PC

PowerPoint presentations can be submitted to Turnitin in their standard .ppt or .pptx format, but if you need tutors to see any notes that you have added to slides you will need to change the file type and settings of your presentation prior to submission. This short guide takes you through the steps required to do this.

Preparing your presentation for submission

  1. Open your presentation
  2. Click File – Save as
  3. Click ‘Save as type’ and select PDF (.pdf)



  1. Click the ‘More options’ link, underneath

Turnitin more options

  1. Then click on the options button


  1. In the ‘Publish options’ section, click the down arrow and select ‘Notes pages’


  1. Then click the ‘OK’ button
  2. Now click on ‘Save’ to save your PDF file

Save as

Your presentation is now ready for submission

Watch the screencast to see this in action



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Tracey Eaton

Digital Innovation Technologist

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