COVID-19 Update: Although the Gould Library building remains closed, the library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.
New this year! You can add a "Resource" to your Moodle course that will give your students easy access to library research guides.
Let your librarian know that you'd like to do this so that the librarian can get the guide set up to feed into Moodle
In Editing Mode in Moodle, click “Add an Activity or Resource”
Scroll down the resource list and select “Library Research Guides”
Fill in the title you want to appear (when in doubt, use “Library Research Guide”)
Click “Save and Return to Course”
Linking to full text readings from the library
When linking to full text readings in your Moodle courses, it's important to be sure that the link will work for students even when they're off campus. To do so:
Look for a "permalink" or "permanent URL" or "stable URL" to use. (Often the URL in your browser's address bar will not work for other people, especially in library resources from EBSCO and ProQuest.) If you have trouble finding this URL, a librarian can help!
Paste that URL into our tool that creates "EZproxy links" (below) and click the "Make EZproxy Link" button. (EZproxy links prompt students to log in for off-campus access.)
Paste the resulting URL into your Moodle course.
Enter your URL (including https://):
Adding Librarian-Created Videos to Moodle
Use embed code to put the video into Moodle
Click "Add an activity or resource"
Near the bottom, click to add a "Page"
Give the page a name
In the "Content" section, click the Code icon
Paste in the embed code that your librarian sent you, if you don't have that, ask them for embed code