More Information for Faculty & Instructors

Library Course Reserves is one of many campus services that can help you connect your students to course materials. The libraries are also glad to assist you with finding materials to make available to students in other ways. Arrange for a consultation with a librarian to talk about how the libraries can best help you.

Libraries can help you

  • Determine if course material is freely available to students online through a library purchase or as a public domain or creative commons work.
  • Make course material available for limited circulation by placing it on physical reserve in a library collection.
  • Create “E-Reserves” with convenient and secure access to online materials.
  • Host material in a secure online environment that limits access to enrolled students.
  • Advise on copyright and fair use issues related to course packs or online access to materials.

Please send questions, issues or comments related to the campus libraries course reserves service through the Course Reserves Contact Form.

E-Reserves copyright

Due to copyright law and/or licensing agreements, all materials submitted for e-reserves must follow the campus-wide copyright policy. Learn more about Copyright & Fair Use.
Please send questions, issues or comments related to the campus libraries course reserves service through the Course Reserves Contact Form.

Access to course reserves

The Libraries’ provide a listing of your course reserves in MyUW, Learn@UW and some Moodle courses which gives students access both on and off campus.  For more information on each system, see the Access via… links (on the right).

Additional campus resources