Create a group folder in Resources

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Instructors can create group folders in Resources that are only displayed to students assigned to that group. Instructors must first create the site groups. (See Create groups.)

Go to Resources

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Select the Resources tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

Click Actions, then Create Folders.

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To create a group folder, to the right of the root folder, from the Add section of the Actions drop-down menu, select Create Folders.

This displays the Create Folders page.

Enter name and add details.

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Enter a name for the folder, then click Add details for this item.

This exposes the folder's detail properties.

Enter item details, then create folder.

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Under Availability and Access, select Display this folder and its contents to selected groups, select the group name, then click Create Folders Now.

View group folder.

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This creates a folder that is only displayed to members of the selected group.

Notes: Instructors and site managers can see and access all group folders. Students that are not a member of the group will not have the folder displayed in their Resources.

More questions about the Resources tool?

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at