While library spaces are currently closed, many of the services and resources offered by Library & Learning Services are still available. All Library & Learning Services staff are available by Email or Chat with Us. Regular hours of service have resumed remotely. See Today’s Hours for our online availability.
Librarians are available to book virtual research and citation workshops. Whether you are looking for a syncronous or asyncronous solution, we'll do our best to develop a custom online session to suit your needs.
Fair dealing guidelines must be observed for all course materials. See Copyright Guidance > Fair Dealing.
To digitize your course readings, see eCOR: Course Readings.
Use eCOR to link to:
If you do not have a copy of the textbook and require library staff to scan from a Sheridan copy of the book please complete the Faculty Book request form by filling in the necessary information in columns B-G. Be sure to include: Page numbers/Chapter to be scanned, the date of by which you need it, Campus, Course Code. Please log back into this link to check the status of this process. Please note that turnaround time will depend on the service demand and availability of our staff.
Please note that turnaround time will depend on the service demand and availability of our staff.
Textbooks on short term loan or reserve are not currently available to students.
To support course preparations, however, the library will accommodate requests from faculty for print materials through an on-call curbside service. To request a curbside pickup, please fill out columns B-D of the Faculty Book Request spreadsheet.
To post up to 10% of your textbook on SLATE, please submit an eCOR request through SLATE.
Consider switching to Open Educational Resources! For support, please see the Open Educational Resources Guide.
There are lots of great captioning products and other tools to help improve the accessibility of your content. If you have questions regarding the best tool to use, please email Madeleine Crew (Access and Instructional Support Technician).
SOURCE is Sheridan’s collaborative commons for scholarly output, research, and creative excellence that enriches our approach to teaching and learning, and expresses Sheridan's values.
SOURCE can help faculty to continue their research, scholarly and creativity activities in the online environment:
How do I contribute work?
Here are some tips for using copyrighted works in SLATE:
Consultations are available to help faculty with their copyright questions. Faculty may also refer their students for copyright help on their projects. Please contact Sam Cheng, the Copyright Coordinator, by email at: email@example.com.
See Open Educational Resources. Open textbooks and open educational resources can be accessed digitally and used at no cost. In many cases, these resources can be adapted and modified to fit a faculty’s needs. Plus, there are established repositories for finding reliable open textbooks and digital assets created by university and college professors.
Consultations are available to help faculty with OER requests by emailing Sam Cheng.
Email a librarian to book an appointment: