Can I run my legacy API and/or LTI integration alongside the Canvas Plagiarism Framework in the same Canvas account?

Yes, you can run either integration alongside the Canvas Plagiarism Framework. Where the Legacy API is concerned, you have two options:

  1. Leave it enabled. You’ll be able to access past Similarity Reports in Turnitin Feedback Studio, but you will need to apply custom CSS to hide the Enable Turnitin option in the assignment creation screen. If you do not do this, this will cause some confusion in that the Enable Turnitin option will be visible when the Canvas Plagiarism Framework is already enabled! We're happy to provide this custom CSS; however, your Canvas Customer Success Representative must enable this on your Canvas account first.
  2. Disable the API. You’ll be able to see past similarity scores but you won’t be able to open Feedback Studio to view Similarity Reports in Canvas. Administrators will still be able to view papers on request using the Turnitin.com interface.

You should also ask your Canvas Customer Success Representative about best practices for setting up your Turnitin account and sub-accounts.

Will any issues arise if I use both the Canvas Plagiarism Framework and legacy API and/or LTI integrations side by side?

No issues have been reported when using multiple Turnitin integrations alongside each other in Canvas; however, we recommend testing each integration for issues before rolling them out to your institution.

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