The Bookshelf allows teachers to upload and distribute resources to their students.

- this article is written for TEACHERS. To see the article for STUDENTS using the bookshelf, click HERE.

Adding a Resource 

First, select Bookshelf from the menu on the left hand side.

In the top right corner of your screen, click the plus sign and select Resource

Select what type of resource you would like to add to the Bookshelf. Your options include browse (files from your computer), image, video, youtube url, audio, Google Drive file, Microsoft OneDrive file, or a text page respectively as shown in the image below.

Follow the applicable instructions for the file type you are uploading.  Make sure to enter a Title, and share with classes if you wish to do that now.

When you are finished, select Save.

For more information about embedding HTML on a Bookshelf page, click here. For more information about adding an iFrame to a Bookshelf page, click here.

Voila! You've successfully added a resource to your Bookshelf.  Did you know that we also have a Google Chrome extension?  With the extension, you can add a resource to the Bookshelf as you browse any website.


Organizing your Resources

A great way to help organize your Bookshelf resources is by creating folders.

Create a Folder

From your home screen, select Bookshelf

Select the plus sign, then Folder in the top righthand corner of your screen

Next, give your new folder a name and select the Done button when finished.

Adding Resources to a Folder

From My Bookshelf you can now choose the resource or folder you would like to move by selecting the ellipses to the right, then selecting Move .

Select the folder where you would like to move the resource. When finished, select Done.

Now your resources with a common theme can all live together in one, easy to find place!


That's it! You've now learned how to add resources and delete resources from your bookshelf!

Check out the links below for more information on the Otus Bookshelf!

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