Learn how to share files in Canvas to Commons. Learn more about supported file types in Commons.
Resources should be complete before they are shared. To modify an existing shared resource, learn how to update a resource previously shared to Commons.
In Global Navigation, click the Courses link , then click the name of the course you want to share the file from .
In Course Navigation, click the Files link.
To share a document , audio , image , or video  file, click the Options icon  then click the Share to Commons link .
Note: Content shared through Commons retains the published/unpublished status of the item when it was originally shared. If you share a published resource, when others import that resource, it will be published in their course.
Select a sharing sharing option.
Note: Depending on the account settings set by your Canvas admin, you may be unable to view and/or share public content. Authors of publicly shared resources will always be able to view their resource.
From the Copyright and Licenses drop-down menu, select your content license.
To add additional information about licensing or usage, click the Add Additional Information link.
Select the appropriate grade level(s) using the sliders or dropdown menus.
When you're done, click the Share button.