Merlot.org repository

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.0. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Merlot.org repository.

The Merlot.org repository enables users to copy files from Merlot into Moodle.

Enabling the Merlot.org repository (admin settings)

  • Go to Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Repositories > Manage Repositories;
  • Select from the drop down next to Merlot.org "Enabled and visible"

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  • Click on "Settings" and give it a customised name (not essential)
  • Add your license key (which may be obtained from here [1] )


Using the Merlot.org repository

  • With the editing turned on in your course, select Add a resource>URL
  • Click "Choose link" next to the External URL box.
  • The Merlot.org repository will be available as a link to search for content.

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  • Type in a search term or author and then click the Search button
  • A selection of suggested resources will appear:

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  • Click the item you wish to display;choose a licence and click Select this file
  • The resource will appear on your course page with the URL icon.