Course Content Collection Refresh

If you want to remove old files from your course content collection which are not being actively linked in your course or you need to free up course file space, please follow the below steps.

  1. Expand the Content Collection option by clicking the right arrow and then select your course ID.


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  2. Scroll down and click “Show All”, so that you are seeing all of the files.



  3. Click the select all check box.



  4. Click the “Delete” button.


  5. Click “Ok”.




  6. If any files are being actively linked in your course, Blackboard will not automatically delete them. You will see the “List Files and Folders With Links”. If you want to delete out an active linked file, you need to keep the checkmark to the left of the file.If you do not want a particular file deleted, you need to remove the checkmark to the left of the file Before you click the “Submit” button, verify that the checkmark as been removed from the files that you don’t want to be deleted.


  7. Once you have clicked the Submit button, the files have been removed from your course and freeing up course file space.


Running out of Data Storage in your Blackboard Course?

Are you not able to upload any files into your course and have received an error that you have reached the 500 MB file size limit? Are you looking to remove files from your Blackboard Course Content Collection that you are no longer using? If so, please refer to the this webinar recording. This webinar recording will cover the following topics:

  •  How to delete old files which your course's Content Collection
  • How to replace attached files to items with another file
  • How to overwrite files
  • Create folders to organize the files in the Content Collection?
  • How to upload a new file to your Blackboard course's Content Collection and attach the file to an item?
  • How to link a file from your Microsoft 365 OneDrive in your Blackboard Course?



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