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D2L ePortfolio - New Artifact: Adding a Link

How to create a new artifact by adding a link in ePortfolio

  1. Click My items from the toolbar.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Select Link.
  4. Give the artifact a name.  The name entered will be the display name in your ePortfolio. 
  5. Copy the desired URL and paste it into the space provided.
  6. Add a description of the artifact.  The description should help you identify the artifact at a later time.
  7. If desired, add tags (keywords) to the item.  Tags must be entered with an @ symbol (Example: @Biology) and can be used to organize or find artifacts.
  8. Click the Save button. 
  9. The window will list more options below the tagging options.
    • Comments/Assessments: When you select the boxes for comments and assessments, you allow users with sufficient permission to add comments, or assessment based on rubrics. 
    • Presentations Containing this Artifact: Click Add to Presentation to add this artifact to a presentation to make it a part of a showcase of your work.  
    • Collections Containing this Artifact:  A collection is a way to organize the artifacts in your ePortfolio. For example if you add artifacts from a major and a minor, they can each have their own collection. You must create a collection first before adding an artifact to a collection.
  10. Click the Done button
  11. Your artifact will be added to your ePortfolio

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or

Keywords:desire2learn, artifacts, "new artifact"   Doc ID:54677
Owner:Michelle L.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2015-08-04 15:55 CDTUpdated:2017-02-22 15:51 CDT
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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