Integrating Cadmus + Moodle

Follow these steps to integrate Cadmus as an external tool in Moodle using LTI 1.3

Cadmus supports the following LTI 1.3 enabled integrations:

  1. Launching into Cadmus as a configured external LTI Tool / Application. 

  2. Grade pass-back through the LTI 1.3 Assignment and Grade Services.

  3. LTI Membership service (Names and Role Provisioning Services) for Student list synchronisation between Cadmus and the LMS.

To integrate Cadmus and Moodle, you will need to:

  1. Add Cadmus as an External Tool
  2. Share Tool configuration details with Cadmus

The Tool configuration details generated through this process must be shared with Cadmus to complete the integration.


Stage 1: Add Cadmus as an External Tool

Begin by configuring a tool manually. This involves inputting certain OIDC endpoints and configuring permissions for the Cadmus LTI 1.3 application.

  1. Log into Moodle as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to the Site Administration page

  3. In the Plugins tab, select External tool > Manage tools

  4. Click the configure a tool manually link to add a new Tool

  5. Input the following Tool settings:

    Tool name

    Cadmus LTI 1.3

    Tool URL  (Please note this is location-specific)


    LTI version

    LTI 1.3

    Public key type (Moodle v3.9 or later)*

    Keyset URL

    *If your Moodle version does not have Keyset URL as an option, select Public Key. Please contact to receive a public key for your institution.

    Public keyset (Please note this is location-specific)


    Initiate login URL (Please note this is location-specific)


    Redirect URI (Please note this is location-specific)


    Tool configuration usage

    Show in activity chooser and as a preconfigured tool

    Default launch container

    Embed, without blocks

    Secure icon URL (under Show More)


  6. Under Services, set the following permissions:
    • IMS LTI Assignment and Grade Services — Use this service for grade sync and column management
    • IMS LTI Names and Role ProvisioningUse this service to retrieve members' information as per privacy settings
    • Tool SettingsUse this service
  7. Under Privacy, enable the following options:
    • Share launcher's name with tool: Always
    • Share launcher's email with tool: Always
    • Accept grades from the tool: Always
    • Force SSL: Enabled
  8. Click Save Changes to finish configuring the new tool. The Cadmus LTI 1.3 tool should now appear listed under Tools.



Stage 2: Share Tool configuration details with Cadmus

To complete the integration process in Moodle, you will need to share the Tool configuration details with Cadmus. We will use this information to identify and authenticate your integration.

  1. Under Tools, click on the details icon (4 lines) on the Cadmus LTI 1.3 tool.


  2. On the Tool configuration details popup, click Email. Alternatively, copy all of the configuration details into an email.

Please email all configuration details to

  • Platform ID
  • Client ID
  • Deployment ID
  • Public keyset URL
  • Access token URL
  • Authentication request URL