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Configuring the Turnitin Building Block

The Turnitin administrator must first configure the Blackboard integration before the Turnitin Building Block can be downloaded and installed. The account administrator should log into their Turnitin account at or at if you are in the UK.

To configure and download the Blackboard Basic code package, follow these steps


1. Log in as the Turnitin account administrator at the Turnitin homepage or at if you are in the UK.



2. Click on the integrations button for the account. If purchased the unconfigured button will appear under the integrations column. If the integration has already been configured click on the configured button and skip to step 6. If the integration has not been configured click on the unconfigured button




3. Click on Blackboard Basic to open up the configuration page. Unconfigured platforms will have an unlit status button. Yellow status buttons indicates a partially configured integration. The green status button indicates a fully configured integration



4. Fill out the three required fields: 




Tip: The shared key is used during the plug-in installation process within 
Blackboard. We recommend making a note of the secret key once it has been entered for quick reference


5. Click Save to finalize the Blackboard Basic configuration.



6. Once the integration has been configured you can download the latest version of the building block by clicking on this link

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