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Embedding Library Resources in Canvas: Home

This guide is designed for LAVC faculty interested in adding Library resources into their Canvas courses

How To Use This Guide

The tabs across the top, briefly defined below, represent the different resources offered by the Library that easily integrate with Canvas and may support your coursework. Click on the tab, and you will learn more about the resource along with step-by-step instructions for adding it to your Canvas shell.

Adding Library Resources to Your Course Shell

The Library offers many resources to enhance your Canvas course and engage your students:

  • Films on Demand (FoD) is a database of more than 40,000 films, covering a wide range of curricular subjects.
  • Alexander Street offers streaming educational videos.
  • Swank Digital Campus is a database of feature films. 
  • Kanopy offers streaming educational videos, indie films, documentaries, and more.
  • "The Best We Could Do" -- LAVC's 2019-20 One Book, One College selection is available as an ebook. Learn how to give your sudents access.
  • OneSearch Curriculum Builder searches select library databases for articles, ebooks, and more that you can add as course readings.
  • Credo allows you to integrate information literacy tutorials into your class.
  • Library Guides can be created specifically for your course or discipline.

Example: OneSearch Reading List in Canvas

Digital Resources Librarian

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Meghan Cason
Contact:
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818-947-7261
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