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Textbook Affordability: Canvas Commons

Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users to share learning resources with other users as well as import learning resources into a Canvas course.

Licensing Resources

Resources on Canvas Commons will have different licenses. To get more information about the types of licenses you will see in Canvas Commons: 

How to access Canvas Commons

  1. Log into Canvas 
  2. In the left hand menu there will be an option for "Commons" 

select the commons icon in canvas

  1. Search for resources such as entire courses, modules, assignments, etc. to download into your course
    • Note: it is recommended that you create a development course to download materials from Canvas Commons. 

Learn More

You can learn more about Canvas Commons on the Canvas Commons Community website: 

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-11178-38287725286