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Course Reserves

Instructors and Students: Learn how to navigate, incorporate, and use Course Reserves in your class. Best practices, instructions, FAQs and more!

In Canvas Navigate to Page for Requesting Items

In Canvas, the "Add Reserve Items" (top left - yellow and red) button will take the instructor to the starting page of requesting Course Reserves items

In Canvas Requesting New Reserve Items

What do the Buttons Do?

There are 8 types of items

  • Article
  • Chapter
  • Book (hard copy)
  • eBook
  • DVD (hard copy)
  • Streaming Video
  • Audio
  • Other (items that may not fit the above types)

In Canvas Steps to Add a New Item

Steps to Request a New Item

  • Select the icon of the item type requesting.
  • Fill out the form
    • Each item will have different fields that are required (red *)
  • Do not use the back button on the browser (any information not submitted will be erased)
  • Don't forget to click the "Submit" button at the bottom.

Each time an item is submitted, it will go back to the “Course Home Page.” A yellow highlighted message confirming your submission below the “Add Reserve Items” button will appear.