Many of you also have discovered that PDFs you have added to your Canvas shell are inaccessible per equity and 508 compliance. Unfortunately, we needed to also remind everyone about copyright requirements related to sharing resources from library databases in your online courses.
Here are some easy things to remember
No, the URL in the address bar are not stable, meaning students will not be taken back to the resource you'd like them to have. Use the permalinks offered somewhere on the page (this differs by database) [Images to follow]
Please let us know if you or your students would like any help from your librarians! We're all here to help in any way we can.
At this time, there are a few places to search. The easiest searches are these:
For an *exhaustive list* see the following crowdsourced Google doc, continually updated (many of these free offers ended in June of 2020).
Note: When you borrow an eBook from the Internet Archive, you can choose a 1 hour checkout and/or a 14 day checkout period. With the 1 hour, you can renew each hour. See the FAQs for more information about access.
Contact your library liaison for your department/Guided Pathway.