How do I edit a resource in Commons?

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Authors can edit the license, version notes, title, description, tags, image, and sharing settings for their shared resources from Commons. To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resource previously shared to Commons. Admins will also be able to edit and remove shared account resources that are not private to the author.

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.

Open Commons

Open Commons

In Global Navigation, click the Commons link.

Find Resource

  Find Resource 

In the search field [1], find the resource you want to edit or delete. To view all your shared resources, click the Shared link [2].

Open Resource

Open Resource

Click the name of the resource you want to edit or delete.

Edit Resource

Edit Resource

Click the Edit Resource button.

Edit Resource Details

  Edit Resource Details 

Edit the resource information, content licensing, and sharing options.

Note: The Version notes field is only available for previously shared resources that have been updated.

Save Changes

Save Changes

When you're done, click the Save Changes button.

View Updated Resource

  View Updated Resource  

View updated resource details.

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