Blackboard (Faculty) - myContent: Upload a File

This document provides an overview of how to upload a file to the Content Collection.

  1. Navigate to the content collection and click the Upload button.
  2. Then select Upload Files from the menu. (Choose Upload Zip Package to upload the contents of a zipped folder.)

    Upload image

    There are two options to attach files.

  3. Option 1: Click the Browse button. Search your computer for the file(s) you want to attach.

  4. Option 2: Drag a file or folder from your computer and drop it into the box with the dashed lines.

    Upload files

  5. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page.


Keeping Uploaded Content in a Folder

1. If you have multiple files to upload and you want them to be stored in a folder, create the folder first by clicking the Create Folder button (to the right of the Upload button).
2. Then open the folder you created by clicking on its title.
3. Once you've opened the folder, click the Upload button near the top of the screen.
4. Select multiple files or entire folders from your computer and drag them into the attachment box. The individual files will be displayed below for you to review before you click Submit.

Overwriting Existing Content

If you want to overwrite files (maintaining the link to the file while updating it to a newer version), be sure to check the box beneath the attachment box: "If selected, the system automatically overwrites the existing file with the same name."

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, content collection, file, files, upload, upload multiple files to Blackboard, upload more than one file to Blackboard, drag and drop   Doc ID:64208
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-06-17 12:32 CSTUpdated:2017-09-15 12:21 CST
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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