- Search the library to find ebooks to use as required or recommended reading.
- Check on our VitalSource Bookshelf platform to access your course materials. You can download texts directly or access them via your browser. To find out if your chosen textbook is licensed for use as an ebook, contact your library liaisons.
- Create deep links to ebooks for sharing or for use in Canvas
- Search the library to find journal articles to set as required reading.
- Create deep links to articles for sharing or for use in Canvas
- If a journal article you want to recommend is not available online, request to Inter-library loans.
- A–Z databases lists databases alphabetically and by subject.
- Create deep links to databases for sharing or for use in Canvas
TV, video and audio
- Search library databases for images and videos.
- Look at Linkedin database to find streaming video and audio to play in class or make available to students.
- Create deep links to video for sharing or for use in Canvas.
There are a number of sources you can use to find licensed images for educational use:
- Creative Commons includes many images licensed for public use under a CC licence, provided credit is given to the creator and source. Always check the licence on an image to ensure it is free to use.
- Flickr includes photos uploaded by users, with many (but not all) licensed for public use, provided credit is given to the creator and source. Always check the licence on an image to ensure it is free to use. Flickr Commons includes images from international photography archives.
- Pixabay includes more than a million royalty-free stock photos, released under a Creative Commons CCO
- Wikimedia Commons includes public domain and freely licensed images (plus sound and video). Images are free to use provided credit is given to the creator and source.
Print materials: Books, book chapters and articles
For advice on creating links to print source, or placing high-use books on short-term loan, contact your library liaisons.