Affordable content solutions for your course!

The University Libraries' eLearning Support services can help you redesign your course to make use of high quality, affordable content such as library licensed materials, open textbooks and open educational resources, freely available content, new material purchases, and fair use claims.  Learn more about the options we offer below!

Or, contact us to consult about available options - learnlib@umn.edu.

 

Digital Course Packs

Digital Course Packs
  • Work with the University Libraries to create your own Digital Course Pack containing library licensed materials, copyrighted materials, and freely available materials all in one place.  Librarians can help and save you time by identifying quality, affordable course content options for you to review.
  • The University Libraries' Digital Course Pack project streamlines the course content creation process to make it easier for faculty and students to get the materials they need for success.
  • Digital Course Packs also help save students money by utilizing materials already owned by the libraries.
  • Digital Course Packs also integrate with Moodle!

 

Open Textbooks and Open Educational Resources

Open Textbooks
  • We can help you find freely available and openly licensed open textbooks and open educational resources for your course.
  • We can also help you publish instructional content for your course in the form of an open textbook or open educational resource.
  • Please see our list of published open textbooks. More titles are coming soon.
  • Visit the Open Textbook Library for a curated list of open textbooks from around the world.

Content Discovery and Acquisition

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  • We can help instructors find course content and materials already purchased through the University Libraries.
  • The Libraries have access to thousands and thousands of full-text databases, journals, and e-books that can easily be integrated into your course environment.
  • Work with the University Libraries eLearning and collections/liaison teams to identify content for purchase for your course.
  • Utilizing library content saves students money.

 

Contact Us

Kristi Jensen
Program Development Lead, eLearning Support Initiative

Shane Nackerud
Technology Lead, eLearning Support Initiative

Copyright Questions?

Nancy Sims
Copyright Program Librarian