How do I add a VeriCite assignment?

VeriCite is a plagiarism detection service which is integrated with Moodle assignments. Instructors can add VeriCite plagiarism checking to any assignment created within the Assignment area by following the steps below.

Add an Assignment.

Add an Assignment.

Add an Assignment from the Activities menu in your site.

Create the assignment.

Create the assignment as usual.

Select VeriCite Plagiarism Service.

Select VeriCite Plagiarism Service.

If VeriCite is enabled in your instance of Moodle, you will see VeriCite options in the assignment settings.

  1. Check the box next to VeriCite Plagiarism Service to enable VeriCite for this assignment.
  2. Check the box next to Allow students to see scores if you want students to see their own plagiarism scores.
  3. Check the box next to Allow students to see reports if you want students to see their own reports.
  4. Check the box next to Exclude Quotes to set the default for this assignment to exclude quoted material from the report. It is recommended that you enable this option as the default to avoid false positives. You will still be able to toggle between excluding and including quotes within individual reports.

Save your assignment settings.

Save your assignment settings.

Click either Save and return to course or Save and display to save your assignment settings.