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How to Add Files to the Content Collection
To put files into the Content Collection login to Blackboard, navigate to the Content tab. Click on the tab.
By clicking on the tab you will be taken to your My Content area. This is your own personal space on the Content System.
  1. Create a folder for your class.
    • You can do this by clicking the Create Folder button.
    • Give it a logical name, and click Submit.  (Use only letters and numbers and spaces in the name) 
  2. Upload your content into the folder in Content.
    • Click on the link to the folder.
    • This will put you inside the folder.
    • Once in the folder you can add your files. 
    • Do this by clicking the Upload File link in the Blue Upload drop-down menu near the top of the page. 
    • Click Browse and choose the file you want to add, then click Submit. If the file is really big it may seem that the browser is hung up, but it is just uploading the file.
    • Repeat the process to add all the files you want into your Content space.
  3. Link the files in your course.
    • Go into the course into which you'd like to link content, and then on the course menu on the left, click the content area in which you would like to link to the files. (For example Course Documents).
    • Mouse over the blue Build Content button at the top left of this page, and then in the drop-down menu, click Item under the Create subheading (first down from the top left).
    • Give the item a name.
    • Scroll down to Section 2: Attachments.
    • Skip the link for Browse My Computer. 
    • Click Browse Content Collection in Section 2 of this page.
    • Find your My Content area.
    • Click the link to the folder that has your content.
    • Select the file to which you want to link.
    • Click Submit.
    • Click OK to give permission to assign the rights to the link.
    • Click Submit.
    • Now your students should be able to see your file in your course.
    • Repeat for as many files as you want linked into your course.

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