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Welcome to the digital resources for Cultures of the West, 3rd Edition! To help you get off to a smooth start this term, this Instructor Quick Start Guide will cover essential information about using and accessing Oxford's digital resources within your school's LMS via Learning Link Direct.

Click here to download the full Quick Start Guide.

Introducing the Oxford University Press Higher Education Group's Digital Learning Solution: Learning Link Direct for Backman's Cultures of the West, 3rd Edition! Learning Link Direct allows for OUP's digital learning resources for Cultures of the West to be available within your institution's own LMS via a one-time course integration.

Click here to download support for integrating resources into Your LMS

The time-table for the following checklist is based on best practices for implementation; however, if you need to implement these sources in a narrower timeframe, our Digital Support Team is there to get you set up in no time at all!

Click here to download your Course Readiness Checklist

To make the integration of Oxford University Press's digital learning resources into your course as simple as possible, we've provided language for your to incorporate into you syllabus. Feel free to copy-and-paste any and all info that will be helpful to you and your students!

Click here to download your Syllabus Guide

To make communicating the value of using Oxford University Press's digital learning resources to your students as easy as possible, we've provided this template for you to distribute to your students ahead of the first day of class.

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