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What content is available in iSeek and Canvas?

As part of Tufts' One Health initiative, the iSeek search tool enables Canvas users, including faculty and students, to access course content across health sciences programs at Tufts.  

iSeek users have access to content in two ways:

  1. Search Results: iSeek enables you to search for, preview, and download content from Canvas. To learn more visit: How do I use iSeek for a basic search? 
  2. Canvas Course: iSeek enables you to search for a specific Canvas course and access some of its content, even if you are not enrolled in the course. To learn more visit: How do I access a course from iSeek?
CONTENT TYPE CONTENT VISIBILITY

In iSeek Search Results
In a Canvas Course via iSeek
All Students All Instructors Enrolled Students Enrolled Teachers / Guest Lecturers  Unenrolled Canvas Users 
Published Files, Pages, Videos Visible Visible Visible
Can Edit
Visible
Unpublished / Date Restricted Content Unavailable
Visible
Unavailable
Can Edit
Unavailable
Assignments, Quizzes, Discussions, Papers Unavailable
Unavailable
Can Submit Can Edit Description Visible
Communication Tools: Announcements, Chat, Email, Conferences Unavailable
Unavailable
Visible
Can Edit Unavailable
Canvas Tools: Grades, People, Settings Unavailable
Unavailable
Unavailable
Can Edit Unavailable
ExamSoft Unavailable
Unavailable
Can Submit* Can Edit* Unavailable
_DNI
(Read more)
Unavailable
Unavailable
Visible Visible
Visible
Conditional Release  (Read more) Unavailable
Visible Visible Can Edit
Unavailable
Echo360 Recordings Visible
Visible
Visible
Visible
Unavailable

* ExamSoft access is based on ExamSoft permissions 

Unavailable Content

The following content and tools are not included in iSeek search results and are unavailable to users accessing a course via iSeek. This content is only available via Canvas to users enrolled in the course:  

  • Grades
  • Discussions
  • Announcements
  • People
  • Communication tools, Such as Email, Chat, Conferences
  • Settings
  • Assignments, Quizzes, and Surveys (however description is available to all iSeek users)
  • ExamSoft

Content that is Only Available to Other Instructors

The following Canvas content can be accessed by all instructors in iSeek. The following contnet can be accessed in Canvas by users with a Teacher, Guest Lecturer, or TA role. 

The following content can not be accessed by enrolled students or any other non-enrolled users:

  • Unpublished content
  • Content that is date restricted
  • Content that has Prerequisites or Requirements assigned