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OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
This section will answer these questions and more.
What materials can I link in my Brightspace course?
How much of a book can be used in my course?
Students cannot use Interlibrary Loan to obtain required textbooks or articles.
Copyright & Fair Use
U.S. Copyright law does not allow us to upload or embed PDF files from books into the course.
Copyright law dictates that only 10% of a book can be copied.
For print books, OCLS needs to have a copy of the book on our reserve bookshelf.
Pages (10% of the book or less) are scanned and kept by OCLS.
Students will need to contact OCLS to request the pages.
Articles available through OCLS databases are allowed to be directly permalinked in the course.
Download and use the branded outreach materials below that explain services to students and answer the question, "Why does it matter to me?".
Post these branded snippets in your Brightspace announcements or send them to students who may find them helpful.