Book is a multi-page resource that is formatted like a book, containing main chapters and subchapters. Using Book, you can keep the course main page neat and short.

This page shows you how to add a Book to your Moodle course.

1. On your Moodle course, click Turn editing on.

Turn editing on button

2. Click +Add an activity or resource in the section where you want to add a Book.

Add an activity or resource link

3. In the Add an activity or resource window, select Book. The Adding a new Book page will open.

Book activity icon

4. On the Adding a new Book page, enter a Name (required) and Description (optional) for the book.

Adding a new Book page

5. Select how you want Chapter numbering to display, and whether you want Custom titles of chapters displayed in a table of contents.

Appearance setting including chapter formatting option and style of navigation optons

6. Click Save and return to course button. The Book will appear in the section to which it was added.

save and return to course

7. On the course main page, click the link for the book that you just created.

8. On the Add new chapter page, type a Chapter title, select whether it is a Subchapter and enter Content in the text editing box.

Add new chapter page including chapter title, subchapter and content

9. When you have entered all the content, click Save changes. The chapter content displays.

Save changes button

10. In the Table of contents block, click the Add new chapter icon (+) and repeat step 8 to add more chapters.

Table of contents

11. After creating all chapters and subchapters, you can click

  • arrow icon to rearrange the order of the chapters
  • gear icon to edit the chapter
  • trash icon to delete the chapter
  • eye icon to hide or show the chapter

chapters and subchapters listed in the table of contents