Manage Local Repositories
Brightspace Learning Repository is an online library for storing, managing, and sharing your learning resources (learning objects). A learning object can be a quiz, a presentation, an image, a video, or any other kind of document or file you use to create course content and learning materials for online learning. When you…
Enable a public repository
To make the Public Access check box visible when you create or edit a repository, you must enable the d2l.Tools.LOR.AllowAnonymousAccess configuration variable.
About deleting a repository
Deleting a repository flags it as deleted in the database, but does not delete that repository immediately. A background process is run to delete all objects in the repository and then the repository is permanently deleted if all objects are successfully deleted including properties, trusts and trust permissions. Deletion…
Enable an RSS feed for a repository
From the Admin Tools menu, click Config Variable Browser. Enable the following configuration variables:* d2l.Tools.LOR.RSS.AllowBrowsePathRSS * d2l.Tools.LOR.RSS.AllowRepositoryRSS * d2l.Tools.LOR.RSS.AllowCollectionRSS To limit the number of items in a feed, set the d2l.Tools.LOR.RSS.MaxFeedItems configuration variable.
Modify external access settings
You can provide access to repositories to external users via RSS feed, or provide access to external repositories to federate learning objects or harvest metadata. Note: You must enable the RSS feed configuration variables before you can provide RSS feed access to users. On the navbar, click LOR. From the tool navigation,…
Associate trusts with a repository
On the navbar, click LOR. From the tool navigation, click Manage. In the Learning Object Repositories table, click the Manage Trusts icon for the repository. Click Create a New Trust. To find the org unit to set up a trust for, on the Create Trust: Org Unit page, click Search. Select the org unit that you want your new LOR…
Modify trust permissions settings
Permissions set for Brightspace Learning Repository need to match those for Brightspace for the trust to work. On the navbar, click LOR. From the tool navigation, click Manage. In the Learning Object Repositories table, click the Manage Trusts icon for the repository. On the Manage Trusts page, click the Edit icon for the…
Create a repository to federate learning objects from an external source
Navigate to the LOR. From the tool navigation, click Manage. From the New Repository button, click Federated Repository. On the New Federated Repository page, enter a name and description. These fields can use Unicode. In the Server Location text box, enter a URL. This is used to perform federated search against the…
Create a repository to store harvested metadata from an external source
On the navbar, click LOR. From the tool navigation, click Manage. From the New Repository button, click Metadata Repository. On the New Metadata Repository page, enter a name and description for the new metadata repository. These fields can use Unicode. Click Add Resource and type the URL for the harvester to access the…
Set metadata views and templates
Do any of the following: * To select the default metadata fields that users encounter when publishing an object, enable the d2l.Tools.LOR.Publish.MetadataView configuration variable. * To set a template with certain values already pre-filled, enable the d2l.Tools.LOR.Publish.MetadataTemplate configuration variable.