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How To Download the Blackboard Content Collection

Issue Date: 04-13-2018

In preparation for the upcoming transition to Canvas you may want to download your Blackboard Content Collection. You can download items and any associated metadata from the Content Collection. The result is a .ZIP file package that contains the original structure of the files and folders as well as a single .XML file that defines the metadata for all files and folders in the package.

To download your Content Collection follow these steps:

Step 1:

In the Content Collection, go to the folder that contains the files or folders you want to
download. In this case FC_Go-To-Training.

 Download Files1

Step 2:

Select the files and folders to download.

Downloard Files2

Step 3:

Select the Download Package button. You can also find the Download Package option in the item's menu.

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Step 4:

A window may appear asking you if you want to open the file or save it. Select Save File and select OK.

Download 4

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