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Library / Blackboard Integration: Home

The Pitch

Why Blackboard? 


More than 49% of CUNY Faculty Use Blackboard.

On average, 77,647 CUNY students log-in every day.

Blackboard is the de-facto platform for hybrid & distance education.

Libraries can build access points in Blackboard to existing content, platforms, & services.

Libraries can raise institutional awareness of information literacy initiatives.

Librarians can develop partnerships with departmental faculty & campus IT.

Integration Scenarios

How to Integrate your Library with Blackboard

Collaborate with faculty to embed in their course.

Use the Library Content Area in the Blackboard Content Collection.

Embed or link to content via Modules on the Library tab landing page.

Collaborate with faculty to integrate Library Modules into course pages.

To get started: Contact your campus Blackboard Administrator