Frequently Asked Questions

To register as a user, do these steps:

  • Go to and select your language from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on the link "Register" on the home page and this will open the user registration page.
  • Enter the required data (note that you should to choose either as organization or an individual) and then click Next to complete the registration data.
  • Enter the required data on the next page and then click on the Send.
  • A message will appear in a new page stating that account is set up and a message has been sent to your e-mail to activate your account.
  • Open your used email and you will notice an incoming message, open it and click on the link which will redirect you to the login page, enter your user name and password and you will see your account.

For privacy reasons and information security applications, we do not disclose the password, but can be re-assigned by the system. If you forget your password or user name, the user must click on the forgot password link on the home page and follow the instructions.

QARNET supports all operating systems but the following operating systems are tested with no issues:

  • Windows: Microsoft Windows7 or later.
  • MAC OS: Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later.
  • Linux Ubuntu 10.04 or later.

QARNET supports all well known web browser but it is tested with the following web browsers:

  • Windows: Firefox 10 +, Internet Explorer 7+, Chrome
  • Mac: Firefox 10 +, Chrome.
  • Linux system Ubuntu: Firefox 10 +, Chrome

If you are not using a supported Web browser, it is recommended that you update your web browser to either existing or supported version to download the appropriate web browser to your computer.

If your account type is Admin for organization or Group admin, you can easily add different groups. Such as a group for book authors, Module... etc. To set up a group, please follow these steps:

  • In your account, there is a link called Group, click on it and add the group name and then click on Save.
  • Note: You can modify the name of the group or delete but be warned of the data associated with this group that will be removed from your account.

If you create a group, you can build a new schema for this group to upload users work, and you can use this schema to be used by students or for inspecting the work. Throughout this schema, you can determine the period for uploading the work (academic research, a book, an article, etc.) as well as determine the compared resources with the uploaded content, for example, if you want to compare it with open sources (e.g. internet) or through books previously loaded or with academic researches, you can select them from this schema. In addition, it is made available only to the director of the organization determine the allowable percentage for quoted contents from other sources, so if the total quotation is more than the allowed percentage (e.g. 25%) it will be not accepted.

  • Click on the Submission on the home page.
  • Click on "Create" (or edit) to amend the old schema.
  • Select a group name (e.g. module) you want for this schema.
  • Select students or employees who will be invited to upload their files (Note: an invitation will be sent automatically to for them for uploading documents associated with the opening date and deadline).
  • Select the number of allowable uploaded files and the size of each file.
  • Select the policy for comparison resources and the allowable ratio Citation from other sources.
  • Click Send.
  • An invitation via e-mail will be sent to each student or employee belongs to this group.

Login to the system as a student or a beneficiary of the result, the system will only allow you of the following services:

  • Reading registered groups.
  • Uploading new work according to the schema of your work.
  • Reading the result of your examined work, including access to the origin of the report.
  • Click on Submission and it will open and take you in six easy steps:
    • The first step: inserting personal data
    • Step two: choosing the type of your authority.
    • Step three: accepting terms and conditions.
    • Step four: Submission document.
    • Step five: reviewing inserted data and the first page of your uploaded work.
    • Step six: displaying a confirmation message for completing the uploading.

Organizations admin and their staff groups admin only can upload work on behave of other. This work will be indexed and used in comparison in future with other work. This might be appropriate for old work such as published books, but did not know how authenticity, and on that bear this organization will be responsible for the accuracy of the uploaded work and approved data and they should register it under owner name.

  • Login to the system as organization admin or group admin.
  • Click on Submission and it will take you in three steps:
    • Step one: Upload the document. There are two owner types: Personal document or Third Party document, please click on a Third party document and select the desired schema for testing.
    • Step two: Review uploaded document.
    • Step three: confirm the uploading and print a receipt or ask to send it by email.

Important Note: If you are organization Admin or Group admin, and when you upload a Personal document, the system will inspect it but will not be record in comparison with other work in the future, and you need to register as an individual or through another group manager. It is compulsory because the system needs to link you with someone who can judge your work.

The work that is loaded by a staff member usually is not their work and therefore they can test a quality of any work, but QARNET will not index in its resources for comparison in the future. So if you would like to upload a document belong to you, please refer to the item How do I upload a document on behalf of others. For additional support, please connect to compare