Blackboard on UBlearns is the Course Management System at UB. Instructors can use UBlearns to post syllabi, readings and assignments, as well as communicate via email, virtual chats or discussion boards.
SafeAssign allows students to submit files to the instructor and checks submissions for originality.
This statement, provided by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, should be put into your syllabus if you choose to use SafeAssign:
All students are expected to be familiar with and abide by the university's academic integrity policies, available in the Undergraduate Catalog (http://undergrad-catalog.buffalo.edu/policies/course/integrity.shtml) or the Graduate School Policies and Procedures Manual (http://www.grad.buffalo.edu/policies). Plagiarism detection software may be used by individual instructors or the institution to aid in determining the originality of student work.