How-to

Share content with direct links

Users have the ability to share World Book content from a variety products using direct links. Direct links are a great way to easily integrate World Book content into existing platforms users already use in their classrooms and libraries.


eBooks

Link directly to individual eBooks with eBook URLs.

In addition to MARC records which integrate into library cataloging systems (such as Destiny), educators can link directly to individual eBooks with URLs.

For a list of titles with their respective URLs, click here . Find the title you wish to share, copy the URL and paste it into your learning platform.

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As long as a user is signed in to World Book, clicking on the link will take them directly to the book in World Book eBooks.

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Email articles

Individual articles can be emailed directly from Kids, Student, and Advanced for easy access at home.

  1. From within the article itself, click on the Tools icon.
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  2. Select Share → email
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  3. Fill in the pop-out with the information indicated then press send.
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  4. You will receive a confirmation that the article has been sent.
  5. The individual will receive an email from email@worldbookonline.com. The subject line of the email with indicate which product the article is from, for example “An email from World Book Kids.” A PDF of the article is attached to the email, so someone can easily open and read the content without even visiting World Book.
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Link to an individual item

Users can copy the URL from individual articles and other search results such as images and maps to lead students directly to that source. Simply copy the URL and paste or embed the link in your LMS or other sharing platform. When a student clicks on the link, as long as they are logged in to World Book, it will lead them directly to the linked content.

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Google Classroom

There are many ways to use Google classroom to share articles, assign content, and have students turn content in. Please visit how to use Google classroom for all the ways to integrate World Book content.


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Pathfinders

Pathfinders are a great way to share a collection of curriculum resources with one link.

Note: the pathfinder feature is only available in Advanced and you need to be signed in to your My World Book Account to use this feature. To learn how to create a My World Book Account click here.

  1. Save material to a project in My Research. To learn how to save material to My Research click here.
  2. Open My Research in Advanced. This can be accessed on an article, or from the side menu.
  3. Select the project you would like to share.
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  4. Create a pathfinder.
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  5. If you are making updates to an exisiting pathfinder, select Overwrite Pathfinder. If this is a new pathfinder - select Create New Shared Pathfinder.
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  6. Fill in the information and click save.
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    Note: To allow students to access, you must share with your account or the World Book community. If you select “Share with my account” that will share this with anyone in your district or under the same account login. If you select “Share with the World Book Community” it will share this to anyone that has World Book.

  7. You can now copy the URL and paste this into other sharing platforms. When they click the link, as long as they are signed in to World Book, they will be taken directly to the pathfinder.
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  8. Students can also now find this pathfinder when they use Pathfinders under their account or World Book community, based on your selection in step 6.
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Save to Google Drive

Many World Book products offer the option to save World Book content directly to Google Drive, all you need is a google account. Please visit how to save content to Google Drive for step-by-step instructions on this process.


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Save to One Drive

Many World Book products offer the option to save World Book content directly to One Drive, all you need is a Microsoft 365 account. Please visit how to save content to One Drive for step-by-step instructions on this process.


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Webquests

Webquests are available in Kids, Student, and Advanced. These can be downloaded and emailed out, or you can simply copy the link and provide this on your learning platform. As long as students are logged in to World Book, they will be taken directly to the Webquest.

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For more information on how to find webquests, click here.

Wizard

Wizard drills and courses are great for formative assessments, summative assessments, homework assignments and practice. You can assign content directly within Wizard, or you can copy a link to share the assignment on another platform.

Simply click on the three dots on the assignment from your dashboard and select Copy link.

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For more information on how to use Wizard, click here.