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Publisher Integrations

If you are using a publisher website for materials and assessments in your course, you may be able to ‘pair’ your Cal Poly Canvas course to the publisher course site so that students can connect to the publisher site from Cal Poly Canvas without having to create a separate login account.  Some publishers also allow for ‘deep integration’ (or ‘deep linking’) between your Canvas course and the publisher site, so that assignments and quizzes are individually accessible in your Canvas course and also integrated with your Canvas grade book.

NOTE: you can still use the publisher resources outside of Canvas until the 'deep integration' has been completed. 

Cal Poly Bookstore  Follett

Our Cal Poly Bookstore is Follett. You can use that University Bookstore link (in the left Global Navigation of Canvas) to order (HEOA requirements) ALL your books (any publisher) for your courses. Students can also use this link to access all the textbooks assigned to all their courses.

The Follett-Willo tool offers connections from your Canvas course to Willo Publishers, such as:

Aktiv Learning APA
Capsim Carnegie Learning
F.A. Davis Flatworld Knowledge
GoReact Interpretive Simulations
Jones & Bartlett Learning Knewton
Lumen Learning MPS
Norton Packback
Sage TopHat
Vista Higher Learning Wiley

If you have any questions, please email:

Bella Martin (she/her)
Poly Access Lead

Jared Isaeff (he/him)
Course Materials Market Manager

Want a Publisher in Canvas?

All publisher integrations must adhere to the accessibility, security, and privacy standards in order to be included in the Cal Poly Canvas environment; they should also be mature and under active development. Ideally, campus-implemented plugins would provide benefits and functionality to the majority of Cal Poly Canvas instructors and students. 

If the publisher integration has already completed the accessibility and security (ICT) review, then it has been integrated into Cal Poly Canvas (see the integrated list below).

If you do not see your publisher listed below, please contact Bella at first. There may be access via Follett-Willo Digital Delivery.

Available Publisher Integrations

Must Do Each Quarter....

  • After you Copy your OLD course into this current quarter...make sure to DELETE ALL the publisher Assignments from the current course and create NEW publisher Assignments for this current quarter. 

NOTE: Although these publishers are integrated into Cal Poly Canvas, support for these tools will be via the vendor, and the links to their support are located below. 


MacMillan Learning

Instructor setup | LaunchPad | Sapling | Archieve

Mcgraw Hill Connect

Instructor: setup |  Pair  | Deploy | CP Help  | Support
Access Pearson

McGraw Hill ALEKS

Instructor setupSupport

Instructor setup | Support
Instructor setup & support | Training | Help
Brendan Keeney, Customer Success Manager,
WW Norton
Instructor setup - contact Norton rep
RedShelf - Follett
Perusall logo
 Setup Page One, Two  |  Support

Follett Discover
Course Materials Manager  |


Instructor setup | Support
McGraw Hill SIMnet
Instructor setup | Support


If you do not see your publisher in the above list, please review the enhancement request site and the current status of submitted requests

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