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Add a book

1. In your Moodle paper, Turn editing on in the top right hand corner.

2. Click Add activity or resource at the bottom right hand of a central section/topic.

3. In the ACTIVITIES and RESOURCES pop-up menu, navigate to select Book in either the ALL or the RESOURCES menu, then click Add.

An image of the Activity and Resource picked matrix, with the Page option highlighted

4. Click Save and return to paper or Save and display.


  • A book:
    • Is  a multi-page resource in a book-like format, with chapters and subchapters.
    • Can contain media files as well as text.
    • Is useful for displaying lengthy passages of information which can be broken down into sections.
    • Chapters and subchapters can easily be rearranged and printed.
  • A book may be used:
    • To display reading material for individual modules of study.
    • As a staff departmental handbook.
    • As a showcase portfolio of student work.
  • If used as a student activity, the book resource can be customised to make it only visible to an individual student and lecturer.
  1. Follow steps 1-3 above, then click on Add restriction

  2. Click User profile.

  3. Click on down arrow of User profile field to choose suitable restriction, e.g. ID number, Department. More than one restriction can be set.

  • The Book resource can also be used as a group activity or a time-limited activity via the Add restriction menu.

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