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Enable users to store digital content in Elevator and include them in Canvas course sites


The Elevator learning tool in Canvas enables users with repositories of digital content in Elevator to search and browse their collections and embed or link to the content in Canvas. Elevator can store content in any format, such as images, audio, video, 3D objects, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) bundles, and Portable Document Files (PDF) files. Elevator also provides a suite of standard tools for previewing and playing even exotic assets, like 3D walkthroughs and rotatable 3D objects.

Integration into Canvas

A faculty member, instructor, or staff member requested that this tool be integrated into Canvas.

Intended Audience

Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners