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Canvas LTI Setup


Creating A new Canvas Course Prefix Guide

  • Create a guide in the group canvas
  • Add a tag for the new course prefix (all caps no spaces)
  • Edit the Related Databases Widget
    • <div id="list-container"></div>
    • <script src="https://canvas.library.okstate.edu/suggested-databases/by-course/xxxx/"></script>
    • Replace xxxx with new prefix
    • See below on how to tag databases with the  course prefix
  • Edit Resource Pages Widget
    • <script>
    • springshare_widget_config_1565624022776 = { path: 'guides' };
    • </script>
    • <div id="s-lg-widget-1565624022776"></div>
    • <script>!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://lgapi-us.libapps.com/widgets.php?site_id=82&widget_type=1&search_terms=&search_match=2&sort_by=count_hit&list_format=1&drop_text=Select+a+Guide...&output_format=1
      &load_type=2&enable_description=0&enable_group_search_limit=0&enable_subject_search_limit=0&tag_ids%5B0%5D=xxxxxx
      ‚Äč&widget_title=Guide+List&widget_height=250&widget_width=100%25&widget_link_color=2954d1&widget_embed_type=1&num_results=0
      &enable_more_results=0&window_target=2&config_id=1565624022776";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","s-lg-widget-script-1565624022776");</script>
    • Replace xxxxxx with the new tag’s id.
      • Go to Admin->Metadata & URLs 
      • Select tab -> Tags
      • Search for tag 
      • Copy ID 
  • Change friendly URL
    • Enter canvas/xxxx  (where xxxx is the new course prefix)
  • Change Guide ownership to subject librarian
  • Publish the guide.

Changes in other Guides

  • Tag appropriate guides with the new Tag
    • Start with the Subject librarian’s profile guide
    • Then others as requested by the librarian
  • Check to see if the guides are showing

 

Changes in LibAPPS LTI tool

  • Goto LibApps->Admin->LTI builder
  • Goto the Metadata tab
  • Click Libguides Metadata Management link
    • Click Add Metadata
    • Object type = Guide
    • Object = {select the new guide from the dropdown list}
    • Metadata Name = course-prefix 
    • Metadata Value = XXXX {new course prefix all caps}
    • Public = Disabled

 

Marking Databases in MODX

  • Log in manager on the website
  • Click Extras->Tagger
  • Click Create a new Tag
    • Name = full Libguide name 
      • example: Accounting (ACCT) 
      • remove punctuation only letters, &,  and parentheses 
      • commas will break the connection
    • Label = full Libguide name {example: Accounting (ACCT) }
      • example: Accounting (ACCT) 
      • remove punctuation only letters, &,  and parentheses 
      • commas will break the connection
    • Alias = xxxx  {xxxx is new course prefix all in lower characters}
    • Group = Related Course Prefixes
    • Save tag
  • Go to each database to be tagged and repeat these steps
    • Goto the Template Variables tag
    • Select the new info and save the page
    • Got to the next DB
    • Repeat