Course readings and textbooks for students
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Updated: Friday 10 July 2020
Upon request of the course instructor, the Library provides online access to course readings to all students enrolled in the class.
The access your course readings:Log into the Course Reserves system
The online course readings will be available in the Course Reserves system only if your professor has requested them.
To see if any books are available for that course, click on the yellow highlighted link on your course page in the Course Reserves system.
After the end of the exam period, your course will no longer be available in the Course Reserves system. If you require extended access to your course readings, please send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citation information for readings are available within course reserves. Click on the "Show Details" tab next to a reading to view this information.
Course textbooks will be placed in the Course Reserves Room at the appropriate library. You can simply find your course code (e.g. CHEM 205) on the shelf and check the books or coursepacks available there). You can also follow the yellow highlighted link in your course in the Course Reserves system to see if any books are available for that course.
Many courses have several sections taught by different instructors and may use different textbooks. Please consult the reading list you were given for the course to identify a book your instructor wants you to use.
Please note that: