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Faculty Resources: Online Course Help

How to Embed a Link to a Library Research Guide to Your Course

Add a Course to Ares

The first step in incorporating course reserves into your Canvas course is to add the Ares course reserves tool to your class. Simply follow the following steps:

  1. Open your course in Canvas
  2. Click on settings
  3. Click on navigation
  4. Drag Ares Course Reserves from the item hidden from students to the areaImage showing where to drag Ares in the Canvas navigation settings screen
  5. Click on Ares-Course Reserves in the navigation area of your Canvas course
  6. Select the semester of the course being added to Ares
  7. You have now added your course to the Ares system.

 

After adding the course to the system, send your list of readings to Andy Revelle (revellaa@miamioh.edu) in the libraries. The libraries will locate the items and attempt to secure any necessary copyright clearance.

E-Book User Limits

Provider Format Download? # of Users Software Copy/Print?
Cambridge University Press PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
CRC Press (T&F) PDF (chapter, book) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Credo HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
de Gruyter ePub (book) or PDF (chapters) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Digitalia HTML or PDF yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
E-Book Central proprietary or PDF (chapter/section) yes 1 browser, Adobe Reader yes (limited)
EBSCO proprietary or ePub yes 1 browser, Adobe Digital Editions yes (limited)
Elsevier ScienceDirect HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Gale Virtual Reference Library HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader

yes

IGI Global HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
IOP E-Books PDF (chapter, book) or ePub (chapter, book) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes

JSTOR

PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Knowledge Unlatched PDF (book) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
OhioLINK EBC HTML no unlimited browser yes
Oxford Scholarship HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Project Muse HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
R2 Digital Library HTML no 1 browser yes
Routledge (T&F) PDF (chapter, book) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Safari Tech Books HTML no unlimited browser yes (limited)
Salem Press HTML no unlimited browser yes
Sage HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Springer Nature PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
University Press Scholarship HTML or PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
Wiley Online Library PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes
World Scientific Pub PDF (chapter) yes unlimited browser, Adobe Reader yes

University Resources

Online Video Tutorials

Miami University Libraries offers online video tutorials on a number of topics.

Contact your subject librarian or Andy Revelle if you would like to request a tutorial for your particular course.

Ask Us to Create a Course Guide

Online courses would benefit greatly from a Course Guide created by your subject librarian. Resources specific for your class and assignment such as a research project can be compiled in one place for easy access by your students.

Here is Blank Online Course Guide that your subject librarian could customize just for you!