Electronic coursepacks, or E-coursepacks, are online collections of journal, magazine or newspaper articles, book excerpts and other materials that a course instructor gathers as required or supplemental reading for students. E-coursepacks, like their paper-based counterparts, require us to follow the Copying Guidelines.
The good news is that we already have permission to link to, or copy, much of the material that is available on the public internet or through our Library databases.
Many of your course readings, particularly for scholarly journal articles, are available in UFV's electronic journals collection (or even on the public internet).
Instead of creating print coursepacks or handouts, consider making your materials available electronically. A few benefits of doing so include:
The UFV Library offers a service to create Electronic Reading Lists for your courses. You can share your E-Reading List with students via email, or upload it to your MyUFV or your course web/Blackboard site.
With an E-Reading List, we will:
* In order to upload work in which you own the copyright, you must fill out the worksheet available under "E-Reserves for Instructor-Authored Materials".