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Adding a Web Link to a Blackboard Course

1. In a Content Area within a Blackboard course, navigate to the Build Content button, then choose Web Link:


Select Web Link under Build Content


2. Enter the name of what you are linking to in the ‘Name’ field. Then enter the associated URL (or in some cases, the persistent link) in the ‘URL’ field. Add a description if desired, and be sure that the link opens in a new window:


Link Options


3. Click the Submit button.




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