Important: Blog, Wiki and Podcast Changes

Over Summer 2013 we will switch from using Learning Objects (LX) Campus Pack Blogs/Wikis to using Blackboard Blogs/Journals/Wikis. The Campus Pack Podcast tool will also be discontinued – we are working on a replacement.

Please read our communication for the full details. Important dates are highlighted below:

  • Now – The Blackboard Wiki/Blog/Journal tools will be made available. Staff are strongly advised to use these tools for any new Wikis/Blogs/Journals.
  • 14th June 2013 – Staff will no longer be able to create new Campus Pack Wikis/Blogs, however students/staff can continue to post to and edit existing content.
  • 30th September 2013 – Campus Pack Wikis/Blogs will be switched off and will no longer be accessible. Campus Pack Podcast tool will be switched off; a new tool will be introduced which will play existing Campus Pack Podcast episodes, we are currently working on a method for uploading new podcasts in time for the new academic year.

We also have staff and student guides available for the new Blackboard tools:

Staff guides

Student guides


Comments are welcome, however if you need help or advice please contact the ISS helpdesk on tel (0113) 343 3333, or

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