Report abuse

If you see something in a collection that is abusive, offensive, or inappropriate, use the Report Abuse feature to notify the appropriate staff member in your school or district.

Abuse evaluators review and can remove any items they feel should not be displayed publicly.


  • Before users can submit an abuse report, at least one abuse evaluator needs to be set up.

    In the header, do one of the following (depending on how the user experience is set up at your district):
    • Select Applications icon. > Discover Admin > Collections Policies.
    • Select More > Admin > Collections Policies.

    In the Abuse Evaluation section, enter one or two email addresses in the fields, and then click Save.

  • Any Collections user can be an abuse evaluator as long as they have a Destiny login and Collections access.
  • Abuse evaluators receive an email message whenever an abuse report is submitted.

    Abuse evaluation page with fields for one or two email addresses.

To report abuse:

  1. Find and open the collection containing the offensive or inappropriate item.
  2. On the item, select More Options icon. > Report Abuse.
  3. On the Report Abuse page, choose the option that best describes the problem. You can also enter a description in the field.

    Report Abuse pop-up.

  4. Click Send. An email is sent to the appropriate staff member.

To review an abuse report (abuse evaluators only):

  1. In the email you received, click the Evaluate Reported Item link. You will go directly to the reported item in the collection.

    Report Abuse email with link to abusive item.

  2. On the reported item, click More Options icon.. Three options appear.

    Abusive item with options to Copy to, Ignore, or Delete.

  3. Do one of the following:
    • To copy the item to another collection, click Copy to.
    • To leave the item in the collection, click Ignore Reported Abuse.
    • To remove the item from the collection, click Delete Reported Item.


  • Once you delete a reported item, it is permanently removed from the collection.
  • The owner of the collection can see when items have been removed by viewing their activity.