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News Room


1.0, for Blackboard 7.1 and higher, November 2007


News Room is a tool to create, edit and manage news messages in Blackboard. Combined with the Building Block RSS module, also developed by the University of Groningen, it becomes a complete tool to dynamically publish news messages in your own desired style.

  • creation, editing and removal of news items from one form
  • five types of articles: leader (main article), news (standard news item), headline, column and announcement
  • availability of archive
  • RSS feed
Languages support

Dutch, English


User and installation manual, in Dutch

  • News Room uses tables in the Blackboard database, to save additional fields
  • View the RSS modules Building Block
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