The Online Course Reader Service offered by the New College Library is a great way to provide your students free access to your course readings. New instructors or instructors teaching a new course can use this form to request that materials be scanned and/or linked into Quercus. Due to the library being closed as a part of the University’s COVID-19 response, the library will not be placing any physical material on short term loan.
The D.G. Ivey Library helps make course readings available to students while respecting Canadian copyright provisions and existing U of T licensing agreements. Assigned material is analyzed on a case-by-case basis. Assigned readings can be made available to your students in accordance with the University of Toronto Fair Dealings Guidelines. In cases where assigned readings exceeds these guidelines or current licenses, the University of Toronto Libraries will negotiate copyright clearance for these items at no costs to you. Due to the library being closed as a part of the University’s COVID-19 response, the library will not be placing any physical material on short term loan.
Online appointments are available to any instructor who would like advice or assistance from the Librarians at New College in navigating the ins-and-outs of selecting readings.
Barcode (Your barcode is required for your students to be able to look up readings by instructor or course code. On your TCard/Staff Card: 16 digits, no spaces -- if you don't have a barcode yet you can leave this field blank)
Course Code (ie. NEW999 or WGS212--no spaces):
Provide a copy of your class's reading list. You can also copy and paste the reading list from your syllabus. Library staff with take care of the rest. You will receive an email when all of your material is available.
Alternatively, you can upload a copy of your reading list.
Do you have any questions or comments about online course readers or course reserves?