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Canvas Resources for Faculty

This library research guide provides resources and information related to using Canvas as an instructor.

Adding E-Books

1. Use OneSearch or one of the ebook databases to find the book you would like to add.

To add an ebook in Canvas:


Depending on the database, the permalinks may be in different areas of the screen or have different names.

See the "Locating the Permanent Link or Permalink" page for more information on permalinks.

In EBSCOhost databases, the permalink is shown below. Clicking on the permalink symbol (1) will bring up the actual permalink (2).

ebsco ebook permalink



In ProQuest databases, you will want to look for "Share link to book" as shown below.

proquest share link to book



Clicking the Share link to book will open a pop-up window, shown below.

share link to ebook


You may now copy and paste the URL into your Canvas course.