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Integrating Library Resources Into Your Canvas Course

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Linking To A Database

Step 1: Click on the Plus icon to the right of the title of your module.

Step 2: Click on the drop-down menu box on the screen that comes up. Select Add External URL.

Step 3: Enter the link of the database you wish to link to.  Be sure to give the database a title in the Page Name field, one that makes it easily identifiable. Ex: Database: JSTOR

Step 4: Click on the Add Item green rectangle. Your screen should look like this.

Selecting Databases

The HSU Library provides access for students and faculty to research databases. The list of databases that we offer can be found on the HSU Library website. To access the list of databases, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to the HSU Library website library http://library.humboldt.edu/

Step 2: Hover your mouse over the Search & Locate tab near the top of the page. Select Articles 7 Databases from the dropdown menu.

The page that comes up will have links to databases. The list in front of you has the databases organized based on the subject of study. If you know the name of the specific database that you wish to incorporate into your course, click on the link near the top of the page that reads Databases A-Z.