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Take Your Courses to the Next Level

Blackboard’s Digital Content Center helps you find a large variety of content and adopt it into your course. You can now bring content from any of the major textbook publishers into your Blackboard course as well as other content you want your students to access.

Why Use Digital Content?

There’s no doubt that the growth of digital learning content is accelerating, and this is affecting the way we teach and learn. Incorporating digital resources enables you to customize the course to meet your instructional goals and your student needs. Read more >

Professors have told us repeatedly that creating a better course experience for students and more effectively managing students are the greatest drivers for going digital. And, it is widely believed by instructors and students that digital materials make courses more engaging, interactive, up-to-date and less expensive.

Going digital doesn’t have to be daunting. Take advantage of the free resources found on this site to help you get started.

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Instructor Best Practices: Get Inspired

Catherine Matson, Triton College

Course: Psychology 100

Catherine has enhanced the learning experience for her students by incorporating a variety of digital content into her course.  In addition to PowerPoints, assigned readings and exams, she combines McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart and Psych Interactive with Blackboard tools, such as discussion boards, journals, and blogs, to provide her students with a multiple learning opportunities. She has even created her own webquest to help students grasp more challenging topics.

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Commercial Content: Your Course, Your Way

It’s easy to find and integrate rich digital content from sources around the world, thanks to our partners. And it’s all right at your fingertips, available directly from within the Blackboard Learn platform.

To get started using our partners’ content, leverage these free commercial content resources:

Cengage Learning

John Wiley & Sons


Last semester I didn't use WileyPLUS or Blackboard Learn, and I'm doing better this semester in both of my accounting classes. Doing the problems and interacting though WileyPLUS and the Blackboard Learn discussion board has helped me better understand the material and do better in the class overall. 

- Student, Montgomery County Community College College


While large K-12 districts may have IT staff to handle single sign-on product integration, districts of our size simply don’t have the staff. has taken this workload off districts and now K-12 teachers across the country will benefit. 

- Alisa Jones, Supervisor of Instructional Resources, Clay Virtual Academy

Macmillan Higher Education

McGraw-Hill Higher Education


Having McGraw-Hill integrated with Blackboard has been a game changer. The single sign on and grade book synch saves time and reduces student frustration.  It has increased student participation and ... It’s a win-win for both students and us as instructors! 

- Cameron Harmon and Kathy Chavis, Fayetteville Technical Community College


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