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Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard

1. What are the Research Guides?

There are two types of Research Guides:

  1. Subject guides: these are web pages that have been curated by your subject librarian; they show databases, E-Books, and other resources that the librarian has identified as useful for your discipline. Example subject guide...

  2. Course guides: these are web pages that have been created by your subject librarian for a specific course. Example course guide...

2. Selecting a research guide and collaboration

Linking to a research guide can help your students determine research topics as well as lead them to credible sources identified by HVCC librarians. The URL in the address bar is the persistent URL that will take your students directly to the page you would like them to see. Have suggestions on how to improve the subject guide for your department? Want a librarian to create a course guide for you? Contact your librarian!

3. Adding the link to Blackboard

Once you have copied the link (and added the proxy prefix if needed), log into Blackboard. In the folder you would like the link. Select Build Content and select the sixth option down Web Link. Enter the title in the name field and paste the link into the URL field. Click submit - you're done!