Add an eBook To Your Course in Blackboard LTI

Follow the steps below to easily add a VitalSource eBook or other content to your course via the Blackboard LTI Learning Management System (LMS) / Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

  1. Within your course, navigate to the Content tab. 


  1. Click Build Content, then Web Link. 


Enter the following settings in the Web Link Information section 

  • Name: Enter a name that will make sense for your campus. Recommended: VitalSource Digital Materials. 
  • Enter the appropriate link based on your configuration. Note: If you are unsure which URL to use, contact your LMS/VLE Admin: 
    • Multi-course dashboard:  
    • Single-course dashboard:  
    • Direct to a specific book:[VitalSourceBookIdentifier] 
  • Check the box labeled This link is to a Tool Provider. 
  • Leave the rest of the settings as-is. 
  • Click Submit. 



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