The LibApps content tool enables you to link Library resources and references to content within your course in the LMS.

  • Login to Canvas and navigate to the Modules section.
  • Click the “+” symbol to add a new item.
  • Choose External Tool from the Add Item menu.
  • Select LibApps from the list. (Springshare’s LibApps Library Content tool)
  • Click Add Item.
  • The Link Resource from External Tool window is opened.
  • Select from the menu options in the LibApps Library Content window.
    • Site
    • Content Type
    • Guide
    • Guide Page
    • Box
  • Click Embed Content, then Add Item

The LibApps tool can also be used within an Assignment.
In the assignment details window > select Submission Type > choose External Tool > then select LibApps from the list.


This video will explain the steps required to embed the Library Guides (LibApps) external tool within Canvas.


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