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Faculty Guide to Learning Materials and Library Services

Learning Materials and the Library

SJU's Drexel Library encourages faculty to engage students with a wide array of learning materials.  The library provides course reserve services and support in identifying and using learning materials in the classroom and on course sites.  This guide is intended to assist you in

  • Creating your own course reading lists in Canvas.
  • Using permalinks to licensed academic content in Canvas.
  • Checking for permissions under SJU's Annual Copyright License for Academic Institutions.
  • Placing tangible books and dvds on reserve at the library.
  • Seeking advice regarding the design of fully online courses.
  • Understanding implications of copyright law and fair use provisions in higher education.
  • Reducing students' financial burden by adopting OER and maximizing use of library-subscribed content.