Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: Import or Export a Book

A book may be exported to a zip file from Moodle, and may then be imported back as individual chapters added to an existing book. 

To Export a Book:

1. Login to Moodle and select your course.

2. Turn editing on by clicking the Edit button at the top right corner of the page.

Moodle3 Edit button

3. Click Edit next to the Book you wish to edit, then click Edit Settings

Edit Settings link at the right of a Book

4. At the Administration block on the bottom left, select Generate IMS CP.

Generate IMS CP link highlighted


To Import a Book:

1. Click Import chapter in the Administration Block on the sidebar to the left. 

Import chapter link in administration sidebar

2. Select Each folder represents one chapter.

Format options for zip upload

3. Click Choose File or drag and drop your zip into the box, and then click Import at the bottom right to save.

Choosing zip file to upload

4. Click Continue once you have finished.

Continue button at the bottom

5. Your original chapter will be displayed. In order to see the new chapters, you can select it from the Table of Contents at the top left.

Table of Contents at the top left

6. For more information, please see


Referenced from: Moodle

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