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  1. In your course, click the VeriCite assignment link. The assignment page is displayed
  2. Click Submit Assignment. The page updates and the file submission area is located at the bottom of the page
  3. Verify that the File Upload tab is active
  4. In the File area, click Browse
  5. Navigate to the folder were the file is stored and select it. The file is attached to the assignment
  6. Select the VeriCite pledge check box
  7. Click Submit Assignment
  8. Verification of your submission is displayed in the upper right corner
  9. Click the Submission Details link. A page with the file link and date and time of your submission is displayed
  10. Depending on the size of your paper, it may take up to 24 hours to generate the Similarity score report. Once the score is generated, you will see a percentage bubble on the Submission details page. Click the percentage bubble to generate the report
  11. The report is dynamically generated and the report progress indicator is displayed on a new tab
  12.  The report percentage indicator, located on the left side of the page, is color-coded based on the amount of matching text found. The following colors indicate the level of plagiarism:
    1. Red: High level of matches
    2. Orange: Medium level of matches
    3. Yellow: Low level of matches


      You may need to scroll down in your document to see the first suspected matching text instance

  13. The matching sources are listed on the left side of the page
  14. To view the source of the match:
    1. In the left pane, click on a color section
    2. In the right pane, click Source Text 
    3. The source opens in the right pane and the matching text is highlighted
    4. To open the source on a new tab, click the Original content icon, it looks like a square with an arrow pointing out of the top right corner
  15. When you are done reviewing your report, close the tab

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