Safe Assign is a plagiarism detection and prevention tool that is part of Blackboard.
It compares submitted assignments to the following sources:. Note: University of Rochester is currently not providing students the opportunity to submit to the Global Reference database.
About Safe Assign. Using Safe Assign in your Course. Setting up an Assignment with Safe Assign.
Grading using Safe Assign. The University of Rochester highly recommends that instructors provide students with the option to view their reports before final submission and to exclude these initial submissions from checkre stored in the institutional database.
Check with your Blackboard support to learn more about how to allow this. The University of Rochester also discourages the use of the Direct Submit option. Students should be safe assign checker that their papers are being submitted to the system to be checked for plagiarism.
Direct Submit bypasses this step.
Please note that once submitted, the Safe assign checker Assign Originality Report may take some time to process. Processing can take anywhere from minutes to days, depending on the volume of submissions to the central system.
During busy times in the academic year midterms and end of semester the process is subject to take longer. Note: Safe Assign is a Blackboard shared, hosted safe assign checker and is subject to its own maintenance periods and downtimes.
University of Rochester has no control over these. When University of Rochester is made aware of any maintenance or downtimes, assivn will be posted in Announcements.
Safe Assign (Plagiarism Checking)
Note that you must first turn on the Safe Assign tools in your course before safe assign checker options in the documentation become available.
Tools can be turned on under Customization, Tool Availability. About the Originality Report.]