Blackboard has two built in tools to help combat plagiarism: TurnitIn and SafeAssign.

The following video provides an overview of the two tools:

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Turnitin

Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service. It encourages best practices for using and citing other people's written material.

The following video shows how to use TurnitIn in Blackboard:

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Duration: 00:03:41

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SafeAssign

SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard for both students and instructors. It helps students identify how to properly attribute sources rather than paraphrase. It helps instructors prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers.

The following video shows how to use SafeAssign in Blackboard:

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Duration: 00:04:02

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