How do I view account settings in Commons?

Document created by Canvas Doc Team Employee on May 11, 2019Last modified by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Aug 17, 2019
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As a Canvas admin, you can access account settings in Commons to manage public sharing and importing options for your account.

Notes:

  • Canvas account admins are automatically made account admins in Commons.
  • Non-admins (instructors, designers, etc) will not have access to Admin Settings.

Open Admin Settings

  Open Admin Settings

To access Commons Account Settings, click the Admin link.

View Account Settings

View Account Settings

In the Account Settings tab, you can allow approved content settings, manage sharing settings, allow featured content, and configure default search filters.

You can also enable or disable standards and outcomes. By default, Standards & Outcomes settings are enabled.

You can edit your account settings at any time.

View Groups

  View Groups

In the Groups tab, you can create and manage groups with which you share resources.

View Consortiums

  View Consortiums

In the Consortiums tab, you can create and manage consortiums with which you share resources.

View Managed Resources

  View Managed Resources

In the Managed Resources tab, you can search, view, and remove resources shared by your institution that are not private to the author/sharer. You can also edit resource metadata (details, content licensing, share option); however, you cannot edit or update resource content.

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