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last updated: 2/25/2014

Eres FAQ (Document Delivery Services)

E-Reserves: Frequently Asked Questions

How will I use Oncourse?
How do I move my current files to Oncourse?
How do I make the Oncourse files available to my students?
How can I get a PDF scan of library materials that are only available in print?
How do I place an article on Oncourse that is available in electronic form?
How can I provide streaming video to my students?

 

As of May 2013, the e-reserves software has been retired. Faculty may now make readings available to students using Oncourse.


How will I use Oncourse?
You may want to browse through web pages with instructions at:

https://oncourse.iu.edu/portal/site/!gateway/page/f03efc72-75f1-4fd0-00b8-4753de9f2c62
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How do I move my current files to Oncourse?
Anyone affiliated with IU can create a project site on Oncourse. Instructors can use the Oncourse project site to house their course readings and then they can link to the files for each Oncourse class site. Check the UITS KB for instructions.
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How do I make the Oncourse files available to my students?
Each semester, files can be attached to a course from your project site. All students registered for the course will have access.
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How can I get a PDF scan of library materials that are only available in print?
Place a request through Request Article Delivery at https://www.dds.iub.edu/illiad.dll (username and passphrase required). A PDF scan of the article or chapter will be delivered to you via our Document Delivery Services software. The file can be saved and placed in your Oncourse project site.
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How do I place an article on Oncourse that is available in electronic form?
Link to the permanent URL.
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How can I provide streaming video to my students?
Staff in Media/Reserve (libmedia@indiana.edu / 855-1650) will continue to provide streaming video for courses. You will be able to provide links to videos in the Resources section of your Oncourse course site.
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For assistance with Oncourse, please contact the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning.

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last updated: 2/25/2014