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Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard Learn: Integrating Resources

Embed the Library in Your Blackboard Course


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Linking to library resources such as full-text articles, databases, and subject research guides within Blackboard is a great way to encourage your students to use the high quality information resources offered by the library! This guide is designed to show you how easy it is to integrate these resources in your Blackboard course. Please contact me if you have any questions about any of the instructions/tips presented in this guide. 

Ask-A-Librarian 24/7 Reference Service

The Ask A Librarian service provides students with 24/7 access to a librarian. The librarians can provide research consultations and help with accessing and using research databases to searching for books and articles.

Use the following URL when linking to this service:

STEP 1: Inside your Blackboard Learn course click the Plus (+) Sign. Make sure edit mode is ON

STEP 2: Select "Web Link"

Bb link - create


STEP 3: Fill in the Name (choose whatever you'd like that would make sense to your students) and URL (

Ask MCC Library

STEP 4: Click and drag the left arrow to drag and drop to where you would like to place the link

Ask MCC Library Link Placement

Web Services Librarian

Janet Ward, MLIS's picture
Janet Ward, MLIS
AJ Eastwood Library
Limestone University
1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340
Office: 864-488-8351 Cell: 864-492-8079
If you are experiencing problems with our guides, please contact Janet S. Ward,, Associate Professor and Web Services Librarian.