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Academic Technology Tools Index

Ally works to make course content accessible. It checks for accessibility issues and generates alternative formats, guides instructors on how to improve their course content, and provides institutional wide reporting on content accessibility.
Atomic search is a tool that allows a user to search the full text of course content.
Blue is an experience management platform built to handle the most popular feedback initiatives, from student feedback on instruction to course evaluations and surveys.
The CCLE Archive is a searchable repository enabling retrieval of course content and student data from past UCLA courses. To maintain security and student privacy this system is entirely separate from the Bruin Learn LMS. Data from the archive can only be obtained by request. Course content like pages, documents, assignments, quizzes and discussion prompts can be migrated to Bruin Learn. Student submissions and interactions may be extracted as necessary and delivered securely to the authorized person who made the request.
Cengage Learning Mindlinks provides integration between Bruin Learn and Cengage products. This allows instructors to provide students with access to Cengage instructional materials from within a Bruin Learn course, eliminating multiple logins for students.
A powerful tool designed for instructional designers and other tech-savvy users to change the way their course site looks in Bruin Learn.
Cognella is a publisher tool.
CourseKata is an innovative interactive online textbook for teaching introductory statistics and data science.
Echo360 is video platform designed to foster active, engaged, and personalized video-based learning by combining video management with lecture capture.
GoReact is a tool for teaching performance-based skills online. It is an interactive cloud-based platform for feedback, grading, and critiquing of student video assignments.
Gradescope is a grading platform that leverages artificial intelligence to streamline certain aspects of grading.
H5P enables creating interactive HTML5 content.
Hypothesis is a tool that enables students and teachers to annotate documents and hold conversations in the margins of digital texts.
Clicker Cloud is a 100% online system that allows students to participate in polls and answer questions during class. iClicker Cloud offers advanced polling, quizzing, and online grading for remote, face-to-face and hybrid presentations.
Jones & Bartlett Learning is known for producing high-quality printed texts and accompanying eBooks.
Kaltura is a platform for creating, publishing, and managing media.
Leganto eases the discovery and use of these UCLA Library-licensed resources for faculty and students by integrating content from Alma/Primo within their Bruin Learn courses.
Macmillan Learning’s digital tools can help instructors deliver live or recorded lectures, engage students interactively, assign and assess homework, and more.
McGraw Hill Education provides content delivery, homework, and adaptive learning tools.
Media Reserves is a custom UCLA solution that allows users to access content from the IMS Library, Music Reserves, and BruinCast through a single portal.
Mediasite is a lecture capture tool used to record class sessions or lectures and upload recordings to university servers. provides an AI-powered discussion platform for engaging and assessing students in hybrid classrooms.
The Muhimbi PDF Converter is a file converter to PDF allowing for watermarking, merging, and splitting documents.
The MyUCLA Gradebook integration allows instructors to easily transfer grades from their Bruin Learn course to MyUCLA at the end of the term.
Panopto is used to record lectures and share videos.
Pearson MyLab and Mastering products provide the ability for instructor and students to link from Bruin Learn courses to access their Pearson MyLab and Mastering resources.
Perusall is a social annotation LTI tool that integrates with Bruin Learn. Perusall enables students and their instructors to collaboratively annotate and comment on PDF articles, videos, webpages, and podcasts.
Piazza is a Q&A platform that lets students interact with classmates, perform edits on answers posted by other candidates, and participate in follow-up discussions.
Poll Everywhere allows users to create polls and capture audience feedback across remote meetings.
UCLA Course Reader Solutions (aka RedShelf) is a course reader platform that allows faculty to make course-related instructional materials such as articles available to students.
Respondus Lockdown Browser is a specialized web browser that prevents students from searching the internet and accessing other applications on their device while taking an online exam.
SeatGen is a seating chart application with tools for learning names and faces as well as tracking attendance and participation.
The Canvas Plagiarism Framework (CPF) is used to obtain Turnitin Similarity & Originality Reports for submitted assignments in Bruin Learn.
Research assistance, subject guides and useful resources compiled by UCLA Librarians.
UCLA Media Reserves is a custom UCLA solution that allows users to access content from the IMS Library, Music Reserves, and BruinCast through a single portal.
Programs providing content, assignments, and activities for language skill development.
VitalSource facilitates distribution of UCLA Bookstore course materials to students.
Norton Digital Learning provides publisher content.
WileyPLUS provides wide range of content, self-study tools, the online text and assessment questions.