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Canvas and the library

Demonstrations on how to embed different library resources into Canvas

Adding content to Canvas

Add library content to your Canvas course:

  • Credo allows you to integrate information literacy tutorials into your class.

  • Films on Demand is a library database that has streaming educational videos. databases. 

  • Permalinks are permanent hyperlinks to online content from the library's databases.

  • Subject Guides are library websites created specifically for your discipline.

Pierce Library Tutorials

Intro to Library Tools and Navigational Use of Website

Here is the link to an interactive, self-directed, tutorial:

This self-paced tutorial should take you 10 to 15 minutes, and it will cover:

  • Navigational use of library tools
  • Introduction to the book catalog and academic databases
  • Library logistics and essential information

Our tutorial will have a split screen: on the left, there will be instructions and explanations as well as some questions for you to answer; the right side of our screen will include webpages and other content for you to navigate.

We recommend that you view this tutorial through a desktop/laptop computer, not a mobile device (tablets and smartphones). If your monitor view is zoomed in, the website display will narrow to a mobile view and you will have to scroll more.

At the end, you will have the option to email us your results so that we can relay your completion of this tutorial with your professor.