Colorado School of Mines Library has recently adopted a new course reserves software that is integrated into Canvas. The tool, called “Course Readings” in your Canvas online course space, allows Mines faculty to develop content diverse reading lists. The adoption of this Course Readings platform contributes to the achievement of the School’s strategic goals of student success and retention by optimizing access to information resources that support learning experiences.
COURSE READINGS IS REPLACING COURSE RESERVES - Course Readings = Course Reserves + Digital Resources
Mines' Course Readings in Canvas is designed to help instructors incorporate library materials in their Canvas courses. Instructors can use the tool to build reading lists that include books and articles owned by the library, videos, web resources, and more.
Due to Covid-19, and the necessity of quarantining physical materials, we are unable to offer physical Course Readings for the spring and summer semesters.
We recognize that course reserves are an important service for students and we are committed to helping throughout this process.