Add an eBook To Your Course in Moodle

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

  1. Within a course in Moodle, turn editing on.  

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  1. In the relevant section of your course, select Add an Activity or Resource.  

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  1. Select External Tool and click Add.  

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  1. Choose the Bookshelf® by VitalSource External Tool Type from the drop-down menu. All other settings will be taken from the External Tool Type defaults that were selected during tool installation.  

Note

If you do not see the tool, your LMS/VLE Admin may have renamed it or not made it globally available to your course.

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  1. Click either Save and Return to Course or Save and Display. 
     

Note

Some institutions use the external tool as-is, while others edit the URL to add /VitalSourceBookIdentifier to the end. Check with your LMS/VLE Admin if you are unsure which method your institution is using.

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