Add Library Search Tool

When to Use?

This article will walk you through how to add a GVSU library resource to your Blackboard course using the Library Search tool.This tool is useful for adding GVSU library resources for students to access quickly from your course, such as scholarly readings.


1. Go to your course's Content tab and click the plus icon (+) to access content options.

2. From the content list, select Content Market.

3. Scroll down until you locate Library Search​​​​​.


4. After you click the Library Search, you will be taken to the University Libraries Search.

5. In the search bar, enter your Keyword, Title, or Author and click Search.

Note: Depending on the search contents, results may take a moment to display.

6. Once results have been displayed, scroll through until you find the appropriate resource. Once located, click the Add button to add the specific resource to your Blackboard course.


7. You will be redirected back to your Blackboard course where the resource has been added and made visible to students.

8. Click on the title to be redirected to the resource.

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