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​Integrating Canvas & Research Guides

This page shows how to integrate Research Guides content directly into Canvas.

Adding a Research Guide to Your Course

  • Log in to Canvas and go to your Modules page.
  • Within the Module you would like to add your guide to; click on the small plus sign.
  • Select to add an External Tool.
  • Select LibraryResearchGuides from the options and Add item.
  • To select the specific guide you want click on the title LibraryResearchGuides.
  • For Content Type you can select a Full LibGuide, a Single Page, or a Content Box.
  • For Guide you will select the specific guide you want by name.
  • Choose a Landing Page for your guide.
  • Click on the Embed Content button.

The last step is to edit your guide name and have it load in a new window.

  • Click on the gear icon on the right and select Edit.
  • Give your guide a name i.e. BA 316 Management.
  • Click the box to Load in a new tab. The links within the Guide will load and when they close the guide it brings them back to your Canvas class.
  • You can repeat this exact process to bring in as many guides as you like to any module or modules. You will follow this process to bring in an entire Research Guide or a Single Page or a Content Box.
  • Don’t forget to publish your Research Guide by clicking on the Canvas Publish Cloud.