Whether on or off campus, to library search to see the most complete set of results. (Signing in also lets you request holds, access your library account, keep track of resources you’ve found for future use, save search criteria, and set up alerts to notify you when we get new material matching your search criteria.)
When off campus, you'll be prompted to sign in with your UA NetID and password to access library content. Or you can download , free for students and instructors. The VPN provides a secure connection with the UA network. It requires , providing another layer of security.
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We have lots of print content, online resources, streaming video, and primary sources that we encourage instructors to use in their courses.
By using library-provided or open content, you'll save students the cost of expensive textbooks. To learn more about open educational resources (customizable and free to download, print, copy, and share), contact open education librarian Cheryl Cuillier.
From your search results, filter to Available in the Library for print books or Full Text Online for ebooks.
Some ebooks limit the number of people who can view them at once. If the ebook doesn't say that access is unlimited, contact your librarian before using it in your class. Learn more about finding and using ebooks.
To find open ebooks without publisher restrictions, add the Open Access filter in your library search results for ebooks. Or search OER repositories007真人网址 directly (the is a great place to start).
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Use our guide to finding films007真人网址, which lists a variety of streaming options.
To search for specific video titles in library search:
Not all Kanopy films have been added to library search, so you’ll need to search the database directly.
Each term you plan to use videos in a course, using the library's online form. Streaming video often can't be purchased outright and must be licensed annually by the library, so we need to know if it will continue to be used in courses before extending the license. To learn more, read about video streaming.
007真人网址You can usually digitize in-copyright articles and book chapters for your class without permission, as long as they're required readings made available only to students in your class (such as through D2L Brightspace or a password-protected website).
Fair use guidelines advise limiting the amount to one article per journal issue or one chapter per book (or up to 10%, if articles/chapters are short). Using these guidelines, we can scan and send you digitized articles or chapters through document delivery. Larger portions of some works may still be fair use, depending on the context.
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007真人网址Links can break, so you need a permalink to the resource to place in D2L Brightspace or wherever your course content resides. This is a persistent link that won't break from off campus. provide detailed instructions on , and (select the > to expand each topic).
To get a URL using :
If you're using a library , how you find the URL varies:
007真人网址To add a URL for course content to your D2L Brightspace course site, follow these steps:
It's best to link directly to content rather than uploading PDFs. An exception is with document delivery (digitized chapters and articles we email to you). Those links expires after 30 days, so it's best to upload the PDF to D2L Brightspace.
007真人网址Permalinks are often really long. Use if you need to display a permalink in your syllabus or elsewhere. It will convert a long URL to a much shorter one.
The library doesn't have textbook reserves, but we do offer a small shelf for print materials that meet certain criteria. Learn about your options.
A "Library Tools" link appears in the top toolbar of D2L Brightspace course sites by default, unless a college or instructor has removed it. It contains subject-specific library resources and ebook versions of required textbooks. Work with your librarian007真人网址 to customize the content (Library Tools in Law and Health Sciences course sites aren't fully customizable yet).