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The LiveText Blackboard building block allows for automatic sign-on to the LiveText system (used by the JSU College of Education and Professional Studies) for faculty and students from within Blackboard. After one-time initial authentication, access to the LiveText dashboard is available with a single click from inside any Blackboard course.

Instructions for Making LiveText Available in Your Course (Faculty):

  • Access Tool Availability from the Customization section of the Control Panel.
  • Select the Link to LiveText and LiveText-SSO boxes and click Submit.
  • From the Add Menu Item menu at the top of the Course Menu, select Create Course Link.
  • Browse to select the LiveText-SSO tool, enter a name (suggested: LiveText), select the Available to Users box, and click Submit.