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Integrating Library Content in Canvas

This is a comprehensive guide to help instructors and librarians provide the best resources for students via Canvas.

Create a short permanent URL to a specific article:

  1. Use Findit@MU to locate the full-text of a specific article.
  2. On the left side of the top banner click on FindIt@MU for more options
  3. Select Create a Short URL in the Special Services section.
  4. Select the automatically created short URL or create your own.
  5. Copy and paste the URL into Canvas. 

Step 1:  Use Findit@MU to locate the full-text of a specific article.

FindIt@MU article search form

Step 2:  On the left side of the top banner click on FindIt@MU for more options

Banner with link to Go to FindIt@MU more options

Step 3: Select Create a Short URL in the Special Services section.

Select a special services section of Findit@MU

Step 4: Select the automatically created short URL or create your own.

Creating short url in Findit@MU

Step 5: Copy and paste the short permanent URL into Canvas.