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==Using the Merlot.org repository==
 
==Using the Merlot.org repository==
*In your course with the editing turned on, select Add a resource>URL
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*With the editing turned on in your course, select ''Add a resource>URL''
 
*Click "Choose link" next to the ''External URL'' box.
 
*Click "Choose link" next to the ''External URL'' box.
 
*The Merlot.org repository will be available as a link to search for content.
 
*The Merlot.org repository will be available as a link to search for content.
  
 
[[File:Merlotfilepicker.png]]
 
[[File:Merlotfilepicker.png]]
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*Type in a search term or author and then click the ''Search'' button
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[[File:Merlotsearch.png]]
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*Click the item you wish to display;choose a licence and click ''Select this file''
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*The resource will appear on your course page with the URL icon.

Revision as of 08:23, 19 October 2011

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"

Merlotrepo.png

  • 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.

Merlotfilepicker.png

  • Type in a search term or author and then click the Search button

Merlotsearch.png

  • 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.