Sunday, September 21, 2008

Blackboard SafeAssign Downtime Saturday 9/27/08

Blackboard sent out the following announcement:

"Please note that Blackboard SafeAssign TM will be unavailable
while undergoing maintenance on Saturday, September 27. This
maintenance window is part of an update which will include the
following improvements:

- Support for Microsoft Office 2007 (.docx) and OpenOffice (.odt) wordprocessing documents

- Support for use of SafeAssign in Blackboard Community System TM Organizations

- Stability enhancements

- Bug fixes "

Please note that this effects only the SafeAssign tool in Blackboard. All other aspects of Blackboard should function normally on September 27. If you are using SafeAssign for your courses, please notify your students that they will not be able to submit SafeAssignments that day.

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