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Safe Assign




Plagiarism Tool

Last updated July 7, 2023

Blackboard’s SafeAssign is a tool used to prevent plagiarism and to create opportunities to help students identify where to properly attribute sources. It is effective as both a deterrent and an educational tool by comparing submitted assignments against a set of sources to identify areas of overlap between the submitted assignment and existing works.

SafeAssign is based on a unique text-matching algorithm capable of detecting exact and inexact matching between a paper and source material. Submissions are compared against the Internet, the ProQuest ABI/Inform database, the Institutional document archives, and the Global Reference Database.

Features & Benefits

• Integrated with Blackboard Grade Center.
• Fully automated tool helps prevent academic dishonesty and plagiarism.
• Promotes originality.
• Can only check against digitized materials.
• English is supported, but it can be used with other languages.


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Safe Assign Help for Faculty - Blackboard Website

Safe Assign Help for Students - Blackboard Website


 Help & Support

If you have any questions or need further assistance, contact us at UTEP Technology Support.

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