Valuable resources that help drive student success are just a click away with Blackboard Assist!

Blackboard Assist is a central hub for both online and on-campus resources meant to drive student success. Your students can try out any of the listed service easily and subscribe to the services that best suit their needs.

Assist is available for SaaS deployments only.

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Try out services!

Each service, institutional and featured, allows you to try out the service directly from the Blackboard Assist page in Learn. Institutional services are offered by your institution. Partner services are offered by institution partners or third-party vendors. Featured services are highlighted by your institution and can be institutional or third-party vendors.

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Your institution can highlight two Featured Services. All other services are listed below the featured services. Each service includes the service title, a description of the service, and a service category. Institutional services are highlighted with your institution logo.

Some services require you to create an account to use the service. Select Try it out to preview the service without an account. If you create an account in the service, you can still access it through the Assist page.

Ally File Transformer in Blackboard Assist (North America availability)

Ally File Transformer enables you and your students to convert digital course files (as well as any other digital file) into alternative formats to better fit your needs, devices, and learning preferences.

  • Ally File Transformer converts digital files to alternative, more accessible formats, including HTML, ePub, electronic braille, audio, BeeLine reader, as well as to a PDF that’s undergone optical character recognition (OCR).
  • Ally File Transformer allows students to convert course files, their own files, and files they've found via research or project work.
  • Ally File Transformer is available through Blackboard Assist. Your institution must enable Blackboard Assist in order for you to access Ally File Transformer. Blackboard Assist is a part of your institution’s SaaS deployment of Blackboard Learn.
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