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Create External Links

External links serve a variety of purposes and can be useful for introducing web resources into your Blackboard course. This external link can be a website, a document hosted elsewhere on the internet, or an audio/video resource.
  1. Hover over the Build Content button and select Web Link.
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  2. On the next screen you will need to specify a name, which is what the student will see, and the web address to link to. Please make sure to include the http:// prefix in the web address.
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  3. Under Web Link Options, select Yes under Open in New Window.
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  4. Click Submit in the upper right hand corner.
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  5. The link is now available to the class.