There are several types of content that can be embedded in standard or tabbed boxes. Examples of each are provided below. Don't be afraid to layer different content types in the same box!
Add all content types by selecting the Add/Reorder button on the lower left side of the box.
This text you are reading has been added using the Rich Text / HTML content type. Rich text has great flexibility using a standard WYSIWYG editor:
Easily change font style, size, or color,
add block quotes,
and much more.
Add and edit HTML using the Source button.
There are two ways to add links to your pages:
Advantages of using the Link asset instead of inserting hyperlinked text:
If you'd like to embed video, audio, search boxes, or other media and widget types, use the Media / Widget asset. Keep the following things in mind:
View some examples of commonly used media and widgets below:
A great way to showcase your collection is to use the Book from the Catalog asset. (Note: it works for any cataloged item, not just books!)
When adding a Book from the Catalog, remember these things:
Below are three examples of Book from the Catalog entries using the same title:
Use the Document / File asset to upload assignments, rubrics, handouts, or anything else you can think of. The size limit per file is 20mb. Add descriptions, resource icons, and thumbnail images as desired.
Common document and file types are:
The following document and file types cannot be uploaded using this asset:
Below are some examples of embedded Document / File assets:
Use polls for pre- and post- assessments, to gather student input, to query staff for collaboration ideas, to seek feedback on library programs and services, among other ideas. Include up to ten poll choices, each of which can be hyperlinked.
More information is available on the A-Z Databases page.