In the Control Panel, click the arrows next to the Files area to open files.
Click on "Setup Web Folder" and copy the highlighted URL for Current Web Address.
Follow the instructions on that page for your operating system.
Set Up Shared Locations in Mac OSX
Using the web address of the folder, follow these steps to mount the shared location in Mac OSX:
- On the Finder bar, select the Go menu and then, select Connect to Server.
- In the Connect to Server window, type "http://bblearn.missouri.edu/bbcswebdav/courses/" (without quotes, and using your own course ID) in the Server Address field. Click the plus sign to add this address to the Favorite Servers box.
- Click Connect. When prompted to enter a name and password, type your Blackboard username and password. Click Connect.
- The Shared Location will open. It will now be listed in the Computer sidebar under Shared.
Set Up Web Folders in Windows 7
Using the web address of the folder, follow these steps to ceate the web folder in Windows.
- Open Start > Computer.
- In the empty area at the bottom of the right-hand pane, right-click and select Add a Network Location.
- The Add Network Location Wizard will open. Click Next.
- When asked where you want to create the network location, select Choose a Custom Network Location. Click Next.
- When asked for the location of your website, type "http://bblearn.missouri.edu/bbcswebdav/courses/" (without quotes, and using your own course ID). Click Next.
- When prompted to enter a username and password, type your Blackboard username and password. Click OK.
- You will be prompted to enter a name for the location. Enter a name and select Next.
- On the Completing the Add Network Location Wizard page, click Finish.
- The web folder will open. It will now be listed in Computer under Network Location.
Once the folder is set up, you can drag and drop files as if you were using a file server.
Once it has been uploaded, you may add it to an item just as you would any other file, but using the "Borwse Course" rather than the "Browse My Computer" button.