Publisher content and add-on tools in Blackboard Learn


An overview of publisher content and Add On tools available for Blackboard Learn.



Below you will find a list of the current Blackboard integrations, both third-party and contracted.  For a comparison of  publisher content and add-on tools in Blackboard Original vs. Blackboard Ultra, please visit the Publisher & add-on content in Blackboard Original vs. Blackboard Ultra article.


Blackboard Original and Blackboard Ultra

Blackboard Integrations  





Provider of digital learning content and online textbooks. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Cengage Support Services 


This tool is used to access the DawnSignDigital Signing Naturally learning content. Student costs vary by content selection.  

DawnSignPress Contact Us 


Allows for the embedding of library content within a Blackboard course. Free to use.  

EBSCO Support


Computer-based assessment software that collects assessment data and generates easy-to-apply reports to help educators improve course and student performance. Payment models vary.  

ExamSoft User Guide 

Flatworld Knowledge 

Publisher of college-level textbooks and education supplements. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Flatworld Support 


Manage volunteers, memberships, events, fundraisers, hierarchies, and community engagement opportunities. Enables you to list your opportunities, attract volunteers and donors and manage all community engagement in one place. Free to use.  

GivePulse Support 


An interactive cloud-based platform for feedback, grading, and critiquing of student video assignments. Student costs vary by content selection.  

GoReact Help 

Hawkes Learning 

Educational courseware platform providing instructional content and mastery-based learning to enhance student success. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Hawkes Learning Support Center 

Lumen Learning 

Provider of digital courseware, course materials, and community-focused professional development for educators. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Lumen Learning Support 


A peer grading tool. Free to instructors, students pay a per-class fee 

Kritik Support 


Textbooks, content, and resources for Higher Education. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Macmillan Contact Us 

McGraw Hill Connect and Create 

Allows for the creation of custom textbooks or ebooks. Choose only the content you want from high-quality textbooks, articles, and cases to combine with your own uploaded content. Student costs vary by content selection.  

McGraw Hill Connect Support 

McGraw Hill Education 

Provider of customized educational content, software, and services. Student costs vary by content selection.  

McGraw Hill Education Support 


An inquiry-driven online discussion pedagogy and platform which improves student motivation and critical thinking through discussion. Student pays. 

Packback Help 


Allows connection to videos. Instructors can create and add multiple choice, check-box, and true/false questions to their recordings in seconds, directly from the Panopto online video editor. Each quiz automatically pauses video playback, allowing viewers to take as much time as needed with each question. Free to use. 

Ohio University Panopto Help Page 

Pearson MyLab & Mastering 

Create a course to best fit the unique needs of your curriculum and your students. Each course has a foundation of interactive course-specific content that you can tailor and assign as you see fit. 
Digital tools activate learning, to more fully engage learners. And online assessments and data tell you how students are doing, as they go, so you can decide what to teach and how best to teach it. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Pearson MyLab Support 

Pearson Revel 

Deliver an engaging blend of author content, media, and assessment. Students read and practice in one continuous experience. Interactive content and assessments integrated throughout the narrative provide opportunities for students to explore and apply concepts. Mobile and user-friendly, so students can learn anytime, anywhere, on any device. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Pearson Revel Support 


Collaborative annotation tool where you can create multi-modal assignments for student interaction. Student pays. 

Perusall Instructor Support 
Perusall Student Support 


Exam proctoring tool that offers AI-based and blended live proctoring. Student costs vary by proctoring level.  

Ohio University Proctortrack Help Pages 

Rising Software (Musition and Auralia) 

Instructors can create questions for ear training & music theory using audio recordings and notation excerpts and then utilize these questions for assessment, worksheets, and curriculum mapping. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Rising Software Support 


Digital platform that blends trusted SAGE content with auto-graded assignments, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Sage Contact Us 

Shadow Health

Allow students in a variety of programs and expertise levels to demonstrate and perfect their clinical reasoning skills through life-like interactions with Digital Standardized Patients. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Shadow Health Support 


Provider of textbooks, simulations, case studies, and courseware on a variety of business-related topics. Textbooks contain lesson plans, video content, instructor notes and slides, case studies, quizzes, and more. Student costs vary by content selection. 

Stukent Support

Top Hat 

Easy-to-use tools to engage your classroom, adopt and author next generation interactive textbooks, create assignments on the fly, and securely administer tests. Allows grades to sync from Top Hat to Blackboard and pulls users from Blackboard to Top Hat. Free to use. 

Top Hat Support 


A plagiarism detection and assignment tool that helps to ensure original work from students and address even the most sophisticated potential misconduct. Free to use. 

Turnitin Support 


Inclusive Access Program. eTextbook provider with a full suite of study tools, such as search, read aloud, notes, highlights, review mode, and look up. Provides an analytics dashboard from which instructors can obtain data that can inform retention and student success strategies. Student costs vary by content selection.  

VitalSource Support 


Multimedia content tool that allows you to upload, share, and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files, and videos. Comment on VoiceThread slides using a microphone, webcam, text, phone, or audio-file upload. Free to use. 

Ohio University VoiceThread Help Pages 


Textbook provider that improves outcomes with robust practice problems and feedback, fosters engagement with course content and educational videos, and gives students the flexibility to increase confidence as they learn and prepare outside of class. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Wiley Instructor Support 
Wiley Student Support 

WW Norton 

Textbook publisher that provides learning tools to integrate with your LMS for a seamless student learning experience. Student costs vary by content selection.  

WW Norton Help  

XanEdu FlexEd 

XanEdu FlexEd is a powerful tool that provides a complete out-of-the-box courseware solution designed to keep costs down and enhance student outcomes in any setting whether in person, hybrid, or virtual. FlexEd builds on top quality OER content, including OpenStax*, to guide students through each course in a way that supports student success through a carefully curated multi-modal approach.  Student cost varies by content selection.  

XanEdu Customer Support 


A Web interactive STEM content provider that helps students learn challenging topics with auto-grading. Provides a learning experience through simulation environments, animations, and embedded tools. Student costs vary by content selection.  

Zybooks Instructor Support 

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