Adding a Tool Link to the Course Menu

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The tool link is a course tool to access areas such as: Messages, Discussion Board or Blackboard Collaborate to the course menu in your Blackboard Learn course site. Without creating a link to the tool in the course, students enrolled in the course will not have access to the tool

To add a link to a course tool, hover over the 

1. Add Menu Item button (the + sign).

2. Select Tool Link from the menu that appears.

You will now see a dialog box similar to the one in the image above labeled Add Tool Link:

3. Name: Type in a name for the link.

4. Type: Select the type of tool link to link to from the drop-down menu.

5. Available to Users: Check the box here to make the link available to students.

6. Click Submit when finished or Click Cancel to abort the action.

NOTE: The tool link will now be added to the bottom of the course menu.