Commons Release Notes (2016-05-19)

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In this release, Commons has added Consortiums to Admin Settings and has updates to the Resource Details Page.


For Canvas users, to have Commons enabled in your Canvas account, please contact your Customer Success Manager.


New Features


Admin Settings


Consortiums have been added to Account Settings and allow Admins to create collectives of institutions with which they can share resources.



Invited institutions have the option to join the consortium or decline the invitation. Users within consortiums are able to search Commons resources by consortium name.


Admins have the option of allowing invited institutions to contribute resources to the consortium or to access shared resources in a view-only status.




Updated Features


Resource Details Page

Import Resource to Multiple Courses

Resources can be imported into multiple courses from the Resource Details page.



File Type

On the resource details page, the file type of the resource is displayed.


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