Before you begin this step, ensure you have three URLs from the Integration Profile in Alma.
This links are generated in the step of creating an integration profile.
Add a new application – Ultra
For Ultra users you should create a new application here: https://developer.blackboard.com/
If you are not registered yet you should register and then login.
Once logged in click the + sign
Fill in the form as seen below
Application name – Any name you choose.
Description – Any description you choose
Domain(s) – Your Leganto domain. For example if this is your launch URL:
you should use: na02.alma.exlibrisgroup.com
Group – Select your Blackboard account
LTI 1.3 toggle – turn the toggle on
Login initiation URL – the 2nd link from the integration profile
Tool Redirect URL(s) – the 1st link from the integration profile
Tool JWKS URL – the 3rd link from the integration profile
Signing Algorithm – set to RS256
lis_course_name=@X@course.course_name@X@ (needed only when using the Automatic Course Creation feature)
For more template variables see here.
You will now need to copy 5 values and save them
The application ID
Click “edit” in the 3 dot menu:
Scroll down and copy the following 4:
In Blackboard go to the Admin menu and register a new LTI 1.3 tool
Enter the client ID you just copied above and click Submit
You will see the following:
Copy the Deployment ID and mark tool status as approved.
Send client ID, Deployment ID and 4 URL values to the relevant librarian so they can continue to Update the Alma integration profile.
You are done configuring Blackboard.