Course Reserves is a library service that supports instructors and students by providing digital and physical items for courses. Physical items have a library location of Course Reserves and have shortened loan periods, usually a few hours. Course resource lists are managed and viewed through the Course Resources tab in Canvas.
Use Course Resources to create or re-use reading lists. Add textbooks, articles, book chapters, films, free websites, or upload files. Send your list to the library and we will attempt to purchase anything not in our collection. Course Resources makes it easy to track your requests, discuss questions with the library, and link to items within Canvas. How to access:
Need Help? see our Guide to Course Resources for Instructors
In order to review and obtain material for your course, we ask that you submit your lists well in advance of the start of classes. Priority is given to requests submitted before the following dates:
Course reading lists are managed through the Course Resources tab in Canvas. Instructors should use this tool to submit requests to the library, reuse past course reading lists, and track the status of requested items.
Instructors can request any type of material to support teaching including items from our collection, free websites, and items that need to be purchased. Our priority is to purchase online material so that it is accessible and affordable for students. Not everything is available online or with unlimited access, so we will work with you to review the options. If you require students to use physical items, you should indicate that when submitting your list.