Use Course Reserves (eReserves) to make articles, book chapters, CDs, videos, etc. available on online for your class. Use the attached pdf below for complete faculty instructions for eReserves.
With the reserves software, Course Reserves/Ares, the Libraries are able to make most, if not all, class materials available online for students. Some of the materials you can make available in Ares are:
As the educational community responds to COVID-19, you may be receiving emails from vendors offering limited-time free access to their tools and platforms. The Open Educational Resources Committee and the Library wanted to share some online resources that are always free or affordable. Please remember that students may be experiencing greater financial stress than usual if they’re not able to work due to the coronavirus. You might want to consider investing your time in trying resources and tools that will continue to be free to you and your students after the crisis is over.
Below are some places to start finding free and open resources. Or just contact me with your topic or learning objectives, and I will look for you!
A group of copyright experts from universities nationwide have issued a statement (link to full statement below) on copyright and fair use during a public health crisis.
We have heard concerns that copyright may pose impediments to a rapid shift to remote instruction, or conversely, that copyright is not relevant. While legal obligations do not automatically dissolve in the face of a public health crisis, U.S. copyright law is, thankfully, well equipped to provide the flexibility necessary for the vast majority of remote learning needed at this time.