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Embedding LibGuides into Canvas

This support guide demonstrates how to embed content from LibGuides into the Canvas course management system.

Display a link to just one Database.

In Canvas, you have the ability to add Manual tool links within text areas - this is a great place to link to a specific database!

  • LibGuides Site: Research Guides -
  • Content Type: Choose Specific A-Z Database.
  • Database: Select the guide that contains the box you want to display.
    Tip: Use the box at the top to filter the list by Database name!
  • Click Embed Content.


See how the single database option displays in Blackboard.

Selection options for embedding a single database.