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Library Research Modules in Canvas Commons: Home

The library has created several standalone modules (located in Canvas Commons) that can be imported directly into your Canvas courses. The modules are discipline-specific, but a more general Library Research Basics module is also available.


Current modules

  • Library Research Basics (this would be good for those new to college-level research) 
  • English Library Guide 
  • Literature Library Guide 
  • Nursing Library Guide 
  • Criminal Justice Library Guide 
  • Psychology Library Guide 
  • Business Library Guide
  • Science Library Guide 
  • Education Library Guide 
  • Airside Library Guide 


Instructions for adding the modules: 

Log into Canvas and navigate to Canvas Commons. 

canvas commons

In the search box, type the name of the module you are looking for. Make sure it is one from Polk State College. You can also search Polk State College to see all that is shared throughout the college.

canvas commons search

canvas commons modules


Click on the module. On the next screen, click the Import/Download button and then choose which course you would like to import the module into. 

import download

A custom library module can also be created for your course. Please contact a librarian for assistance.  

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