Q. What is digital content?


Digital Content is any information that comes in digital (electronic) form. It can include everything from Adobe pdf files to zip files.

If you are a new student or receiving eTextbooks for the first time, check out how to login to VitalSource: Login Instructions

Rasmussen College uses multiple types of digital content, eTextbooks through VitalSource, eBooks located in the Library's database collections,  and embedded content. it may be found in several locations in your course. These are just a few examples and specific digital content may appear differently in the course. 

In online courses in Blackboard Learn:

Click on eText on the left side.       


  Occasionally, there may be additional types of digital content found in the Assignments/Readings of a course. That content might include:

  • Electronic textbooks or eTextbooks
  • Electronic books (eBooks) like novels and nonfiction books
  • Power Point presentations
  • Word documents
  • PDF documents
  • Videos
  • Live Lectures
  • Links to:
    • Free web materials
      • Government documents
      • Government agency home pages
      • Business home pages
      • Search engine pages
      • More!
    • Subscription-based web materials (paid for by your Rasmussen Library!)
      • Electronic books
      • Electronic newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from the library's databases
      • More!
  • And more!

  • For more helpful information to locate your digital content/eTextbook course materials within your course visit : http://rasmussen.libanswers.com/faq/32361
  • Still need help? Contact the Personal Support Center at 866-693-2211. 


  • Last Updated Jan 17, 2019
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  • Answered By Bethany Marston, Learning Services Coordinator

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