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Course reserves information

For students

See your class site in Canvas, Stellar, or Stellar LMOD for digital and electronic materials faculty have made available.

Additionally, required texts are in the libraries’ course reserves system. Search course reserves by course number, title, or instructor name. E-books may be checked out directly from the Libraries site, while physical course reserves are available in the libraries.

For faculty/instructors

Consider online materials for your courses

Please reconsider using textbooks to ensure equitable access for all students. Many textbook publishers, such as Pearson, Cengage, and McGraw Hill don’t allow libraries to purchase electronic copies of textbooks. Some alternatives include:

Submit your textbook information – (aka Textbook Information Provisioning – TIP)

An outcome of the Higher Education Act of 2010 (HEOA) was a federal mandate that requires faculty/instructors to make information regarding all required and recommended course materials available to students during pre-registration.  This allows students to consider the cost of course materials when deciding their class schedules.

Course material details are made available to students in MIT’s Online Subject Listing as well as the MIT Coop’s textbook site.

If a class requires a textbook:

  • Submit a new request or cancel/update existing requests via the MIT Coop AIP (Adoption Ingest Portal)
  • Required textbooks will be added to the Libraries course reserves. We will attempt to provide electronic access first, but if that is not purchasable, we will put a physical copy (or copies) on reserve in the library that has the most relevant collections to your subject.

If a class does not require a textbook:

  • Submit that information via the MIT Coop AIP. This information is important for students when they consider a class and ensures MIT fully complies with the federal mandate.

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