Add an eBook To Your Course in Blackboard

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

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

  2. Click Build Content, then Web Link

  3. 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 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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