Moodle: Link to McGraw-Hill

Instructors can link a Moodle course to McGraw-Hill's online learning platform, Connect to give students access to online textbooks and textbook supplements.

Before you start, you may need access to the following:

  • an Instructor of Record or Other Editing Teacher role in a Moodle course
  • an Instructor account for McGraw-Hill Connect. Use your Bryn Mawr email address to create one on McGraw-Hill's website, if you don't have one already.

Set up a Connect course

  1. Go to and click Sign in.
  2. Select Connect.
  3. Sign into your account, which should be connected to your Bryn Mawr email (see link above if you need to create one).
  4. On the My Courses page, click Add Course.
  5. Under Find a title, use Search title, author, or subject bar to look for the textbook or resources you want to use in your course.
  6. On the next page:
    • Enter a Course Name. We recommend using the same one as your Moodle course.
    • Select the US/Eastern time zone.
    • Add Registration dates and a Section Name if desired.
  7. Click Create Course.

Add your Connect course to Moodle

  1. Open your Moodle course and toggle Edit Mode on.
  2. Click + Add an activity or resource in the section where you want to add the link to McGraw-Hill Connect.
  3. Select External Tool.
  4. Type in an Activity name. 
  5. From the Preconfigured tool menu, select McGraw-Hill LTIA.
  6. Select Save and return to course.
  7. On your course page, click the title of the activity to open it
  8. Select the textbook that's relevant to your Moodle course, then click Connect.
  9. Select I want this for my students, then click Adopt Connect.
  10. On the next screen, select “A section in an existing Connect course” and pair with the Connect course you created earlier.

Videos & Further Reading on Connect


If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!

Phone: 610-526-7440 | Library and Help Desk hours
Email: help@brynmawr.eduService catalog
Location: Canaday Library 1st floor