My school is very new to Canvas. I have fellow educators wondering if there is a way to find full textbooks available to upload, and how this process works?
There really isn't a clear process there, because Canvas doesn't make textbooks. If you're interested in free-to-use textbooks, I'd suggest looking at some of the Open Educational Resources currently available at places such as OpenStax or OER Commons . Here's a list of other places to start your search: 16 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know -- Campus Technology .
As each OER is different, some allow direct embedding into Canvas, while other will require you to provide a link and send students to their site.
If you're interested more in embedding content from a particular publisher, then I'd suggest talking to the publisher directly. But most usually have some sort of integration ready to go.
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