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  • Manual Commons Guide
  • Manual Commons Guide
  • Manual Commons Guide
  • Manual Commons Guide
  • When sharing a resource to Commons, you can upload your own thumbnail image or select an image from Flickr. A thumbnail image is a visual representation of your resource and is used in the Commons resource repository. The minimum size of your thumbnail must be at least 147 pixels high and 262 pixels wide.

    Flickr searches the following licenses for images:

    • Creative Commons Attribution License
    • Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
    • Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs License

    Learn more about Creative Content licenses. All Flickr images in Commons are moderated as safe. For concerns about how images show in Commons search, please refer to the Flickr Safety Guide.

    Notes:

    • To enable Commons in your Canvas instance, please contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • Commons is available in all Free for Teacher (FFT) accounts. Free for Teacher users are limited to finding, importing, and sharing public resources.
    Manual Commons Guide
  • Updated on: Jul 17, 2020

    How do I manage Groups in Commons?

    Group managers can change the group's name, add or remove group members, make other members group managers, and edit or delete resources shared to the group.

    A Group Manager is a role that must be assigned by an Admin. Learn more about how to add a Group Manager as an Admin.

    Manual Commons Guide
  • Updated on: Jul 17, 2020

    How do I manage Consortiums in Commons?

    As an admin, you can manage (create, edit, and delete) consortiums for your account. A consortium is a collective of several institutions, which is different than a Commons group.

    You can also accept or decline invitations to consortiums and leave consortiums you have joined.

    Manual Commons Guide
  • Manual Commons Guide
  • As an admin, you can manage (create, edit, and delete) groups for your account. A group is a subset within an institution, which is different than a consortium.

    As part of managing groups, you can add group managers. Group managers can change the group's name, add or remove group members, make other members group managers, and edit or delete resources shared to the group.

    Manual Commons Guide