Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: External Tools: LSU Laws Research Guides

To Add the LSU Laws Research Guides External Link:

1. Log in to Moodle and open your desired course.

2. Click the green Edit button in the top right-hand corner of the screen. 

moodle edit button

3. Click the Add and Activity or Resource link in a given topic.

add an activity or resource link at bottom right of a topic

PLEASE NOTE: There are two different ways to complete the next step depending on which view you are in. If you see two separate drop-down boxes, click Add an activity and select External Tool. For more information about this option, view Activity Chooser Options

4. Select the External tool option from the list of activities and resources available. Click Add

 External tool

5. The External Tool settings window will appear. Enter a name for the activity and select LSU Laws Research Guide from the Preconfigured tool dropdown menu. 

list of the external tools to choose to add to moodle

6. Click Save and Return to Course

save and return to course button at the bottom


To Use the LSU Laws Research Guides External Tool:

1. Select the LSU Laws Research Guides activity. 

LSU law research guides link

2. Clicking this link will redirect you to the LibApps Library. Use the drop down boxes to find the content that you are looking for. 

Lib Apps Library homepage

3. There are four total search boxes to fill out: the LibGuides Site, Content Type, Guide, and Guide Page. Use them to narrow down the search for what you are looking for, then click Embed Content at the bottom left.

using the LibApps library

4. The content you selected will now be available to view in the Laws Research Guide link on the Moodle page. Click the View Content button and it will bring up the content.  

view content button at the left of a law research page

Resources: Taking Exams page on the LSU Law Library site

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