Blackboard (Faculty) - OneDrive: Link a File or Folder from OneDrive in Your Course

This document provides an overview of how to link a file or folder from OneDrive.

Copy the Link from OneDrive

  1.  Log into your OneDrive account at office365.siue.edu.

  2. Click the Apps button in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

  3. Click OneDrive.



  4. Place a check mark in front of the file or folder you wish to share.

  5. Click the Copy Link button near the top of the screen.



  6. Notice the default sharing permissions are set to Edit. You would choose the Edit option if you want to set up a collaborative space or if you want people to make changes to your material. 



  7. If you only want people to view the content, but not make changes to it, click the drop-down menu where it says, "People in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with the link can edit." 

  8. To remove editing permissions, un-check the box next to Allow editing

  9. Click Apply



  10. With the appropriate permissions selected, click Copy


Paste the Link in Blackboard

  1. Log into Blackboard and enter the course.

  2. Go to the content area where you want to link the file or folder (ex: "Coursework" or "Week 1 Folder").

  3. Click Build Content on the toolbar.

  4. Click Web Link from the drop-down menu.



  5. Paste the hyperlink copied from OneDrive into the "URL" box.  (Press Ctrl+V or Cmd+V on your keyboard; or right-click with your mouse and select "Paste" from the drop-down menu). 

  6. Type a name for the link into the "Name" box.

  7. Add a description and other information in the "Description" box (optional)



  8. Click Submit.





Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, onedrive, one drive, weblink, web link, link a file, link a folder, OneDrive link in course   Doc ID:54503
Owner:Jennifer A.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2015-07-30 10:54 CDTUpdated:2018-06-11 16:32 CDT
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