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Embedding Library Content into Canvas: Canvas Commons & Ready To Go

Canvas Commons and Ready to go: easily import library resources and more right into Canvas classes

Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users to share learning resources with other users as well as import learning resources into a Canvas course.

Introducing Canvas Commons

Get help with Canvas Commons!

To learn more about using Canvas Commons to share learning resources, contact Vera Lux, Reference and Instruction Librarian.

Vera Lux (vlux@bgsu.edu; 419-372-7897)
https://bgsu.libcal.com/appointments/vlux/ira

Accessing Canvas Commons

Access Canvas Commons on the global navigation menu inside Canvas.  You may be prompted to grant Commons access to your account--go ahead and authorize access.

 

Arrow pointing to Canvas Commons on the Canvas home screen

Download the Ready to Go Images

Departments and organizations affiliated with BGSU may use these logos for their Canvas Commons materials.  Logos may be modified to include/replace department/organization logos.

 

 

Library Modules in Canvas Commons

The following modules can all be located within Canvas Commons. . Simply head to the Commons through MyBGSU or use the links provided (you may need to be signed into Canvas for the links to work).

These resources are only available to instructors via the provided links. They must be imported into Canvas for students to access them.

Research Companion Video Tutorials in Canvas Commons

ProQuest Research Companion is a series of tutorial videos on information literacy and related topics. Access is available directly through the resource or can be downloaded from Canvas Commons.

The links provided below are Proquest Research Companion video tutorials compiled into modules available for course import from Canvas Commons. These resources are only available to instructors via the provided links. They must be imported into Canvas for students to access them.