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Library Toolbox on Canvas: Introduction & Default Resources

Introduction

Direct integration of Library resources & Canvas (jointly developed by the Library, ITSC and CEI) into one interface.

Instructors, customize to link the library sources you choose.

200+ resources available to select from, which are divided into 5 main categories:

  • Facts & Figures - include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and databases with statistics or time-series data.

  • Databases - contain 3 subcategories, namely Articles, Books, and News. Databases that are not in these kinds, such as British Standards Online, Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies, and Naxos Music Library, if selected, are listed above the subcategories.

  • Citation Managers - include 2 reference management tools: RefWorks (a library-subscribed database) and Zotero (a free online tool).

  • Help & Info - include Course Reserve (if any), and useful help info for undergraduates and postgraduates.

  • Guides - include some general education and subject guides that are popular and useful to most HKUST students.

Default Resources

Below is the toolbox with default resources for a sample course.

Use the Edit button to add or change the default to what you want. Go here to learn to add or change resources.


If you encounter an error when viewing pages saying "Disallowed Key Characters", please update your web browser to the latest version and clear cache of your web browser. Then restart the web browser and see if the problem still occurred. You may follow the steps below on how to clear cache on your web browser:
PC - https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10707
MAC - https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10708

If you don't see Library Toolbox in the course navigation entirely, follow these steps to fix it.

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