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Libraries Course Materials List

A guide for instructors to learn how to manage and edit the Libraries Course Materials tool in Canvas.

Why use the Libraries Course Materials tool?

Libraries Course Materials is a library service and tool integrated into Canvas that allows course materials to be seamlessly delivered to students. Instructors may add books, articles, videos and other media, websites, and more. Students will have access to no-cost course materials wherever they are located.

Submit your course materials list to or fill out the course materials request form to get started. We build the list for you

Check out this video for a quick introduction


Benefits of using Libraries Course Materials:

  • Save students money by using library licensed articles, videos, books, and more
  • Canvas integration provides seamless access for students on the first day of class
  • Engage with students through PDF annotation, citation notes, and viewing student usage analytics
  • Communicate directly with the library through the course materials list

This guide contains information to help you get started. For assistance, please contact

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
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