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How to add and use library resources in Canvas using persistent links and LTIs

Bloom's Literature resources in Canvas 

The resources listed are available for Bloom's Literature when using the LTI tool

  • Articles
  • Videos
  • Images

Bloom's Literature resources can be add in the Canvas areas

  • File
  • Assignment 
  • Page
  • Quiz
  • Discussion

Bloom's Literaure LTI Tool 

Instructors can integrate the library's digital resources (eBooks, Articles, Streaming videos ect) in Canvas courses using the LTI tool. The LTI tool for Bloom's Literature allows instructors to add resources as documents or resource links.

In step 2, the instructor will need to choose external tool from the drop-down menu. The next step is to select Bloom's literature to search and add an Article, Streaming video, or Image to the course.  

Steps to add Bloom's Literature resources 

Step 1 - Open a Canvas course and click + in the Module header 

Step 2Select external tool from the drop down box; choose Bloom's Literature from the external tool list  
Step 3Search for a resource from Bloom's Literature

Step 4 Choose a resource and from the drop down box click Embed Small, Medium, Large. 


Step 5 - On the Add Item to box, click Add Item button  


Add a Bloom's Literature resource to a course

Instructors can add a library resource using the LTI Tool from the Rich Text editor in Canvas. Use the apps button to search Bloom's Literature and add a library digital resource. 

Steps 1 & 2 - In the Rich Text Editor, click the Apps icon and choose Bloom's Literature from the Apps list  

Step 3 & 4 - Search by keyword or title; Choose a resource, and from the drop down box click Record URL button  


Step 5 - Click Copy to save the persistent link and Paste the link where you need it.