How do I add files to my Blackboard site?

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Files can be uploaded from cloud storage or on your computer.

Original Course View:

File attachments may be added to different places in a Course. For example, to an Item, an Assignment, or a File in a Learning Module. There are two options for adding file attachments:

  • You can browse for the contents in local computer and attach.
  • If there are any documents in the content system, you can attach to the existing item or assignment by selecting Link to Content Collection Item from the course and browse for appropriate content in content system.

Ultra Course View:

In the Ultra view, files can be added from cloud storage or on your computer. Access this link for more information:

Make sure to name your documents properly. Filenames should be reasonably short, generally not longer than about 20-25 characters, and should not contain spaces or special characters (especially problematic are !:$#/&\,*?;%=). Stick to letters, digits, dashes and underscores and you will have no problems. Uploading problems may also stem from bandwidth limitations from your ISP, and impatient users - don't click elsewhere while uploading a file, but wait for the "content successfully added" notification.


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Blackboard is UIC's learning management system for course-related activities and grade reporting.