Answered By: Colin Magee
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2021     Views: 81

Manage External Course Content!

Instructors can set up a Resource List for their course in Blackboard using the Library's Resource List Manager (also known as Leganto).  This can include any course materials additional to the textbook, including websites, articles, pdf files, YouTube videos--anything you have your students read or interact with during your course.

Benefits of setting up a Resource List in Blackboard

1) Manage your external resources in one place in Blackboard!
2) Easier for students to find things!
3) Makes it easy to add materials from around the web with just one click!
4) Add library content using the library search!
5) Get help from library staff!

Don't have time right now? No problem!  Contact the library and we will set your list up for you FOR FREE!

Or follow our Quick Start Guide to get started:

QUICK START GUIDE - 8 easy steps! (Click on each for instructions!)

Add Leganto tool in blackboard icon1) Add the tool in Blackboard

Add your course icon2) Create your course

Create a list icon3) Create a new list (or copy an old one)

Choose a template icon4) Choose your list template

Start adding items icon5) Start adding items!

Upload documents icon6) Upload resources from your desktop (or add links)

Use the Cite It tool icon7) Install the "CITE IT" tool and start adding things on the fly!

Publish your list icon8) Publish your list

 

ADDITIONAL HELP

Step-by-step videos from MCC Library
More detailed training on how to set up and use the Resource List Manager 

Professional Development
Recording from the PD session in Teams held on April 9, 2021

Step-by-step videos from Ex Libris
Official training videos from the company

Faculty Demo from Ex Libris (21 mins)
Official training from the company for faculty

Two minute overview
A quick 2 minute overview from the company

 

The Library's Resource List Manager in Blackboard is being funded for three years through Title III as part of the college's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to improve the quality of online learning.

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