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Embedding Library Resources into Canvas

Info on using the Canvas Commons, permalinks, using library tutorials, sharing videos and more.

What is the Readings & Resources Canvas Add-On?

"Readings & Resources" is a Canvas add-on that provides:

  • Online Management of Course Readings  - library owned and elsewhere  
  • Easy Use of Existing Library Materials 
  • Metrics   
  • Stable Linking   
  • Copyright Management

Readings & Resources Tool Examples

Below is a screenshot of what the Readings & Resources tool looks like in Canvas.

Sample page of the Readings & Resources tool in Canvas.

Getting Started

There are a number of ways to get started:

1.  Do-it-yourself: Use this quick start guide to activate the Readings & Resources tool in Canvas and start building your list.

2.  Consult with library staff: Contact Jessica Tipton to set up a meeting to learn more or get started creating lists. 

3.  Consult with Educational Technology staff.  Ask them about the Readings & Resources tool when building your class.

4.  Attend one of our workshops [dates coming soon]