Content Collection > Navigating the Content Collection

Audience: Content Management

Navigating the Content Collection

If your school licenses Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> content management <end definition>.,you may have access to the Content Collection.

Note:   The Blackboard administrator at your school may restrict access to the Content Collection or name the tab differently.

After logging in to Blackboard Learn, click the Content Collection tab.

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Content Collection Menus

The menus are located in the left navigation pane and include the Content Collection, Jump To, and Search Content menus.

The Content Frame

The content frame occupies most of the screen and displays the current view. You interact with content from this view. Press and drag the border to increase or decrease the size of the content frame. The content frame includes the Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> breadcrumbs <end definition>. path, the Click to toggle glossary term definition: <begin definition> Action Bar <end definition>., and the current view.

Content Areas

The Content Collection contains files and folders organized into separate areas for users, courses, and the school. You access each area through the Content Collection menu in the left navigation pane. Selecting an area displays the hierarchy of folders and files available to you in that area. Three default areas appear: My Content, Course Content, and Institution Content.

Personal Home Page

The Personal Settings page allows you to select an entry point into the Content Collection. If you access the same course in the Content Collection every time you open the tab, set the home page to point to that course folder in the Content Collection for quick access. To learn more, see Set Your Personal Home Page.

Go to Location

The Go to Location page allows users to go directly to a specific folder in the Content Collection. This timesaver allows you to provide the path to open a folder and bookmark the location at the same time. To learn more, see How to Use Go To Location.