Manual Integration Instructions

The manual tool in Canvas allows you to drop the library resources page or specific items into a variety of locations within a course. This level of integration is opt-in, not automatic.

To add content to modules or content pages:

Select the plus button to add new resources to a specific module:

Choose library resources

Select the blue button in the editor to add resources to text pages:

Blue button


Select “Add External tool,” then choose “Library Resources” or “Library Reserves and Guides.”

Choose library resources


Select “Library Resources” to include the entire Library Resources page.

Select “Library Reserves and Guides” to embed a guide or guide page at specific locations throughout the course. The following window appears when this option is selected:

content selection

For a Guide:

  • LibGuides Site should always be “Library Guides-”
  • Content Type should select one of the LibGuide options.
  • Guide should be the name of the guide. You can use the search field for your convenience.
  • Guide Page is the particular section you decide to include – this is not necessary to select and can be left as is.