Submit a Help Request (804) 828-2227 | itsc@vcu.edu

Course/Organization Link

A Link is a shortcut to an area, a tool, or an item. Add Links to a Content Area to provide quick access points to relevant materials and tools. Options for Links affect the availability and tracking of the content items no matter where they are accessed.

1. Turn Edit Mode to ON.

Edit Mode Blackboard

2. Click on the content area (i.e. Course Information, Course Documents, etc.) where the file is to be uploaded.

3. Hover over the Build Content button.

4. Click Course Link.

5. Click Browse beside Choose Item and select which area of the course/organization in which you would like to link.

6. Type a Name for the content item but do not change the location because it automatically fills itself in once you choose the browse option.

7. Enter a description - optional

8. Select Yes beside "Permit Users to View this Content."

** Set the Track Number of Views and Date Restrictions as desired.

9. Click Submit.

This article was updated: 05/17/2017