This guide will explain:
- the purpose of the Ally tool on Blackboard
- how to download alternative formats
- types of alternative formats
The purpose of the Ally tool on Blackboard
Ally is a tool on HYMS Blackboard that, where possible, provides alternative formats for certain types of files.
How to download alternative formats
Beside certain types of files on a HYMS Blackboard course, there is an alternative format button which allows you to choose from a number of potential formats.
- Select the alternative format button alongside a file type. This is only visible as an option on certain file types.
- Select the preferred alternative format type
- Download the format type
Types of alternative formats
Please see further guidance at the below help page:
What files will have alternative formats and what alternative formats are generated? *Please note, Translated Version and BeeLine Reader are not available on the HYMS Blackboard.