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checks all submitted papers against:
Internet - comprehensive index of documents
available for public access on the Internet.
ProQuest ABI/Inform database with over 1,100
publication titles and about 2.6 million articles from '90s
to present time, updated weekly (exclusive access).
Institutional document archives containing all
papers submitted to SafeAssign by users in their respective
Global Reference Database containing papers that
were volunteered by students from Blackboard client
institutions to help prevent cross-institutional plagiarism.
Get an error
message when trying to set up or submit a SafeAssignment?
||If you receive the
error message "The course is out of sync with SafeAssignment
back-end server" please try the following steps to
synchronize your course: Go into the course> Control Panel
area > Course Tools > SafeAssign > SafeAssignments >
Synchronize this course. This should resolve the issue and
allow SafeAssignment submissions.
More About SafeAssign
Use SafeAssign in two different ways:
You can now use SafeAssign plagiarism
checking for any of your assignments.
1. On the Create Assignment page, expand Submission Details.
2. Select Check submissions for
plagiarism using SafeAssign.
3. Optionally, select one or both
- Allow students to view the SafeAssign originality reports on their
- Exclude all student submissions for this assignment from the
4. Complete the Create Assignment page.
5. Click Submit
Blackboard Faculty Help Request
Direct Submit: Instructors may
upload papers directly with the Direct Submit feature, without
student involvement. Direct Submit allows instructors to submit
papers one-at-a-time or several at once (by including them, in a
.zip file). Supported file types include DOCX, DOC, PPT, PPTX,
PDF, TXT, ODT, RTF, HTML, and HTM. Spreadsheet files are not
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