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Cengage Learning MindLinks


Cengage Learning Mindlinks is a publisher LTI tool that instructors can integrate into Bruin Learn. Cengage MindLinks includes a suite of learning tools that offer course materials, customized eTextbooks, and graded assignments. 

Below is a list of Cengage MindLinks suite of tools that are available for various eTextbook disciplines. 

  • MindTap
  • CNOWv2
  • Aplia
  • OWLv2
  • SAM
  • WebAssign

For more information about the Cengage MindLinks suite of tools, please review the resource: Instructors Educational technology & textbooks for your classroom.

Primary Benefits 

  • Interactive Learning Materials: Access to engaging and interactive instructional materials such as quizzes, homework assignments, and readings.
  • Real-time Feedback: Immediate feedback on quizzes and assignments helps students understand their strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Assessment Tools: Cengage MindLinks offers diverse assessment tools like flashcards and quizzes, contributing to a comprehensive evaluation of students' knowledge.


Cengage MindTap is a publisher LTI service available campus-wide. 

If you would like to learn more about Cengage MindLinks, please contact the ASUCLA Bookstore, inclusive of any associated student costs for course materials at:

Additional Resources for Instructors

Additional Resources for Students




LTI Scope

LTI Scope Definitions

  • Campuswide - LTI tools are available in any Bruin Learn course.
  • Sub-account - LTI tools have limited availability. These are often requested and funded by specific divisions, departments, or courses. These LTIs can be found by filtering via Status =  "Available at a Cost."

LTI Status Definitions

  • Requested - Requested tools are in the earliest phases for inclusion in Bruin Learn. This phase includes learning more about the functionality, supplier, costs, support options, existing campus or UC licensing agreements, etc.
  • In Review - The LTI tool is undergoing review by multiple stakeholders, including software advisory workgroups, security, accessibility, funding, data use and privacy, and UCLA Purchasing.
  • On Hold - The LTI tool process is on hiatus for any number of reasons, including: remediation of accessibility, security, data use and privacy concerns; identifying available funding sources; negotiations with the supplier; re-consideration of the original need, etc.
  • Approved - The LTI tool process has been approved and preparation for installation is underway. Prior to availability, post-approval work may include resolving technical integration issues, developing training, etc. 
  • Available - The LTI tool process is installed and available for general use in Bruin Learn.
  • Available at a cost - The LTI tool has been reviewed and approved and is available for purchase by units requiring the functionality the tool provides.
  • Contact ASUCLA Bookstore - Publisher-related LTI tools are obtained through the ASUCLA Bookstore.