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How do I enable VeriCite in Moodle as an admin?

Check for available updates.

Check for available updates.

First, check for available updates to refresh the list of plug-ins available in Moodle.

Enable plagiarism plugins.

Enable plagiarism plugins.

Check the box next to Enable plagiarism plugins. (If you are currently using another plagiarism detection service, this option may already be selected.)

Go to VeriCite in the Plugins menu.

Go to VeriCite in the Plugins menu.

In the left navigation menu, expand the Plugins item. Then, under Plagiarism Prevention and select VeriCite.

Enter VeriCIte setup information.

Enter VeriCIte setup information.
  1. Check the box next to Use VeriCite Plagiarism Service to enable the service.
  2. Enter or edit the Student Disclosure statement if desired. (This is the message students will see when they go into an assignment that uses VeriCite.)
  3. Enter your Account Id. (This id is unique to each implementation and will be provided to you by VeriCite for your trial and/or production account.)
  4. Enter your Secret Key. (This key is also unique and will be provided to you by VeriCite for your trial and/or production account.)
  5. Enter the API URL: https://vericite-api.longsight.com/vericite/report
  6. Check the box next to Disable dynamic inline submissions if you only want inline submissions to only be submitted once (modifications will not be re-submitted).
  7. Check the box next to Enable debugging for the module if you would like errors to be printed to the php error log. (Note: It is recommended that you only enable this setting for short periods.
  8. Check the box next to Use VeriCite Plagiarism Service if you want that option to be selected by default for new assignments.
  9. Check the box next to Allow students to see scores if you want that option to be selected by default for new assignments.
  10. Check the box next to Allow students to see reports if you want that option to be selected by default for new assignments.
  11. Check the box next to Exclude Quotes if you want that option to be the default for new assignments. To lower the number of false positives, we recommend setting quotes to be excluded as the default. Instructors will be able to toggle between excluding and including quotes within individual reports.
  12. Check the box next to Allow students to see scores if you want that option to be selected by default for new forums.
  13. Check the box next to Allow students to see reports if you want that option to be selected by default for new forums.
  14. Check the box next to Exclude Quotes if you want that option to be the default for new forums. To lower the number of false positives, we recommend setting quotes to be excluded as the default. Instructors will be able to toggle between excluding and including quotes within individual reports.
  15. Click Save Changes once you have entered all of the information above.