In the Canvas dashboard, select the course you would like to add zyBooks as an external tool (you will only have to do this once and the tool will be available for all future classes).
Adding an external tool with a whitelist
Click "Settings" and then click "Apps".
Search for "zyBooks" in the search bar. Note: If zyBooks does not show up, your institution has not whitelisted zyBooks. Please refer to the section below about manually adding the tool without a whitelist or ask your LMS admin to whitelist zyBooks.
After selecting zyBooks from the search results, click "+ Add App" and you should see the following form:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your institution to receive the consumer key and shared secret.
Adding an external tool without a whitelist
If your institution has not added zyBooks to a whitelist, you will need to manually add zyBooks as an external tool.
Inside your course module, go to "Settings" and then click "Apps". Click on "View App Configurations":
Click "+ App":
The following form will appear:
Fill out the following fields:
- Configuration Type: Manual Entry
- Name: zyBooks External Tool (or whatever name you prefer)
- Consumer Key and Shared Secret: Contact email@example.com with the name of your institution to receive the consumer key and shared secret.
- Launch URL: https://lti.zybooks.com/v1/lti_provider
- Domain: lti.zybooks.com
- Privacy: Public
Click Submit at the bottom.