Using Publisher Material

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Publisher Material Links in Bb

Many publishers have direct links to Bb.  Some are in the Bb Content Market, some use separate links they provide (for LTI connections).

To use the built-in links in Bb, turn on the Content Market.

  • Go to the Control Panel > Customization > Tool Availability
  • Scroll to Content Market and Content Market Tools
  • Check the boxes for each (different columns)
  • Click Submit

Go to a content area, select Partner Content and click Content Market.

Companies with direct Bb connections are listed on the page.

Select your source and continue with their instructions to set up your Bb connection.

We currently include Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Pearson, and Wiley, and others.

Blackboard has additional information on their Add Content from External Sources page.

You can also turn on provider tools for direct links on your Bb pages.

In your Control Panel > Customization > Tool Availability

Find the company and select the Tools for your course.
Click Submit

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