Access Materials and Reserves

We can help you make course materials available for your classes. See course materials support during COVID-19 for details.

Partner with one of our specialists to select course materials, and choose from a variety of options for making those materials available to students. 

Get help selecting and purchasing items

Use Library Search to find items in our collections. 

We can also guide you in finding materials of interest, help you identify new titles, and facilitate purchases for our collection, including multi-user online books when available. 

In addition, look for free and openly-licensed resources from providers such as the Open Textbook Library and OpenStax.

Ensure student access 

Whether your course materials are in print or online, we can help you provide access. You can:

Include film and media 

We have a rich collection of documentaries and feature films to support your course plan. You may want to show full-length videos and clips during a class meeting, or through your Canvas course.

Find Video offers tips on how to find video in a variety of formats within our library collection. We can also help you access and use films in your class.

Our Copyright office provides valuable guidance on using video, including in course sites.

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