Information for Faculty on Remote Instruction

Adding online Course Reserves

Faculty can request reserve materials via Sakai or by sending an E-mail to

Adding course reserves via Sakai

To add course reserves via Sakai:

  1. Click on the Course Reserves tool on the left side of your Sakai course site. The system will show all of the digital reserves for the class.
  2. To add materials, click on “Add Reserve Items.”
  3. Select the kind of item you wish to add (book chapter, article, etc).
  4. Enter the required fields (Book Title, Chapter Title, etc.) and hit submit. Staff will retrieve and scan/link the material as needed.
  5. The system will also allow you to upload your own material if you have it available.

Adding course reserves via Email

To add course reserves via E-mail, email the following information to

  • The title of the reading.
  • The title of the original book or journal that it comes from.
  • The year of publication.

After you send the email, staff will retrieve and scan/link the material. More information can be found at

Add a Library Resource to your Sakai site

To add a Library Resource to your Sakai site:

  1. Select Site Info from the left hand menu.
  2. Select Edit Tools from the top options under the title of your Sakai site.
  3. Check the box next to Library Guide on the alphabetical list of tools.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Continue.
  5. Click Finish to complete adding the Library Guide tab to your Sakai site. The Library web site will now appear when students click the button.
  6. Contact the librarian for your department or subject area to request a course research guide with resources specifically tailored for your course and assignments.


Consult with a librarian via Zoom, phone, or email to identify specific research resources available for your course. We can also create a course research guide that highlights relevant resources to help your students with their research assignments.

Instruction Sessions

Have a librarian tailor online library instruction via Zoom or Sakai for your class research assignment. Request a session.

Streaming Video

Find streaming videos for your online course. Contact Winifred Metz with questions about video and other media.