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Course Materials Support

Send us your syllabus to request links in Blackboard for articles, streaming videos, book chapters, ebooks and Open Educational Resources. We can even consider purchasing new items to support your teaching.

Online Materials in Blackboard

Add scans or links to course readings in Blackboard's Content Collection. University Libraries will help address any copyright issues. Requests made at least 3 weeks before classes begin receive priority.


  • Email your syllabus or reading list to
  • Include author, title, page numbers, and due dates for each reading
  • For films, please include the year it was released
  • Scans of print materials are subject to copyright restrictions

Print Materials


The library has a large collection of print textbooks, especially for courses with over 100 students. To see if the library has the textbook for your course, search by book title or course number in Find It @ UofSC Libraries under Course Reserves. 

Other Materials

Ask to put items on reserve at Circulation for the full semester.

  • Print or ebooks in the library collection
  • Personal copies from the instructor
  • Request new purchases for the collection (ebook is default)

Request Form

For physical library materials or personal copies, submit a request for up to 15 items at a time through the online request form. You can also email your syllabus to

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