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Library Resources for Blackboard 9.1

Link to 24/7 Research Chat

Adding a Link to Library Chat in Blackboard 9.1    

24/7 Research Chat provides library patrons with real-time web-based searching assistance at any time of the day by chatting with a librarian online.

Copy the Live Help link: 24/7 Research Chat

Right-click with your mouse on this link and copy the address: 24/7 Research Chat or copy this address: servlet/org.oclc.admin.BuildForm?&page=frame&institution=11353&type=2&language=1  

How to integrate the link into Blackboard:

  1. From the Course Menu in Blackboard, choose the Library Resources Content Area
  2. Select Build Content >> Create >> Web Link
  3. Type Chat with a reference librarian about your research 24 hours a day in the specify your own name field
  4. Click Submit to continue to the next page in Blackboard
  5. Press Ctrl-V to paste the URL you copied above into the URL field on Blackboard