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LTI: Customize Single-Course LTI tool settings

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Most of the "customizations" you'll want to make with the Single-Course LTI tool (formally known as the Manual tool) involve content selections, which are explained here. There are a few options that LibApps Admins can modify in relation to the display of the Single-Course tool (for version 1.0 and 1.3), though:

Change Tool Name / Tool Description Before Adding to Your LMS (Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, Moodle, Sakai, etc.):

If the Tool Name and/or Tool Description are not modified before you add it to your LMS, you cannot change it later without removing / re-adding it to your LMS. Depending on the LMS and how it works, these fields may or may not display. Some LMS systems allow you to set a name as you're adding it to the system. Please work with your LMS Admins to determine what name displays for your system.

Change These At Any Time:

  • Custom Header/Footer: This either displays or hides your LibGuides header & footer when content is displayed within your LMS. When enabled, header/footer is displayed for the following selections:
    • Full Guide, Guide Page
    • Full A-Z List, Databases for Specific Subject + Subject Specialists
    • E-Reserves Course.
  • Custom JS/CSS: This either applies or removes the custom JS/CSS from your system when displaying content within your LMS. When enabled, Custom JS/CSS is applied to the following selections:
    • Full Guide, Guide Page, Content Box
    • Full A-Z List, Databases for Specific Subject + Subject Specialists
    • E-Reserves Course

To adjust the setup options for a Single-Course tool:

  1. Go to the LibApps Dashboard.
    • Log in using your LibApps login URL, or
    • Log into any of your Springshare products, click the blue menu on the left, and choose LibApps.
  2. Go to Admin > LTI Tool Builder.
    • LibApps Admins can access this area. If you are on the LibApps dashboard and do not see an Admin menu, you are not a LibApps Admin.
  3. Click the View/Edit Tool () icon for the Single-Course tool you are using.
    • Note: the process for adjusting the setup options is the same for Version 1.0 and Version 1.3 tools.
modifying the setup options for a single-course tool, part 1
  1. Modify the setup options from the Tool Settings tab:
    1. Tool Name: Modify the name of the tool as needed.
      • Reminder:  this field will not update in your LMS after this tool is installed, so choose wisely! If you choose to change the tool after installing in your LMS, you'll need to reinstall it, which will break all existing connections.
    2. Tool Description: Modify the description of the tool as needed.
      • Reminder:  this field will not update in your LMS after this tool is installed, so choose wisely! If you choose to change the tool after installing in your LMS, you'll need to reinstall it, which will break all existing connections.
    3. Custom Header / Footer: this option is disabled by default -- click Enabled to activate it.
    4. Custom JS/CSS: this option is disabled by default -- click Enabled to activate it.
  2. Click Save.
modifying the setup options for a single-course tool, part 2