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Q. How do I add Ebsco Content to my Blackboard course?

How can I add articles and books from Ebsco to my course? 

Answered By: Beth Juhl
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2024     Views: 2

The Ebsco platform offers a number of subject databases for business, education, psychology, literature, and other fields. You can add specific items from Ebsco databases to your Blackboard course with these steps: 

  1. Login to Blackboard and navigate to your course.
  2. In the Content area, Click the + plus sign to add content and choose Content Market
    Click the plus to add content and choose Content Market
  3. Find the tile for EBSCO and click to add it. 
    Ebsco tile in Blackboard
  4. An Ebsco window will open. Perform a search. 
  5. Click the Add + button to add articles to your course. 
    Ebsco search results - add + button
  6. If you wish, Edit the Ebsco content by updating the name, adding a description, or changing the link behavior to open in a new tab/window.
    Edit the Ebsco content, if needed.
  7. View the Ebsco content in Student Prevew to test. Note that some articles may offer a link to external resources for full text. 
    Preview the Ebsco content in Student View
  8. Add more Ebsco content blocks for each additional article or book. 

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