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Library Services FAQ for CIDI: Course Reserves, OER & Copyright

Course Reserves

Reach out to Nick Gittins ( as early as you can to discuss the material that you intend to use in class. We will search for digital versions that are accessible to as many students as possible. If we cannot find what you need in our collections, we will either work with our Acquisitions staff to acquire it, or facilitate either of the two options listed below.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Alternate and accessible materials: Consult with your liaison librarian ( to discuss strategies for identifying alternate teaching material, or contact the OER support team at to begin learning more about Open Educational Resources at USU.


Copyright Consultation and Limited Digitization: Reach out to to schedule a copyright consultation and consider make a request for a limited amount of digitization from an existing physical text.