Integrating Library resources into Canvas in this way helps you remain copyright compliant and makes accessing resources easier for your students. Using catalog links will ensure continued access to these items for students who are both on and off campus.
See below for more information on using Library resources in electronic course reserves and course packs.
Some of these databases include open access articles or works in the public domain (for more on that, see the Always Okay to Use tab). Permission for educational reuse is unnecessary in those cases. The policies below therefore refers only to scholarly articles published behind a subscription paywall.
An alphabetical list of Library databases, including the website that explains their policies (if available) and whether they allow electronic course reserves and/or digital course packs.
These policies cover content that is not licensed for open reuse or in the public domain.
Please note: these policies apply only to members of the Stevens community who have institutional access to these databases.
Posting an item to Canvas (or another LMS) does not exempt an instructor from copyright regulations. The information presented here provides guidance but should not be considered legal advice. If in doubt, it is always advisable to err on the side of caution and speak with legal counsel.