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Course Materials

The library can help you find relevant resources, use eReadings, find open education resources, advise on etextbooks, support program evaluation reviews and new program and course compliance statements.

eReadings are online resources that make up a reading list for a specific course.

Readings can include extracts from books, journal articles, websites, streaming videos, and many other media. They can be natively digital or copied from a print resource.

eReadings are easily accessed and managed using LearnOnline, via the eReadings module found in the Course Essentials box. Please consult the LearnOnline support site for information on how to use this system. You can also contact Ask the Library.

The Digital Readings Service supports the eReadings system, including:

  • sourcing requested resources from the Library's collections and beyond
  • digitising print resources when appropriate
  • ensuring all readings are accessed in compliance with copyright law

The Service can only help you maintain links to online resources provided through the eReadings module. We have no ability to maintain other links on course pages and cannot guarantee that these links will work consistently.

All online course materials containing copyright protected works should be registered in your reading list to ensure that the University does not breach copyright legislation. Please see our copyright resources for more information.

Open Education(al) Resources (OERs) can be used freely by both educators and students, without any need to pay royalties or licence fees.

Learn more about open education resources and how they can support your teaching using our Open Educational Resources Guide.

Program Evaluation Review

The Library Services teams can help you prepare for Program Evaluation Reviews or external accreditations by providing detailed information about the training, collection strengths, resources and other services the Library delivers for specific programs.

Library Impact Statement

  • The Library Services teams will prepare a Library Impact Statement that assesses and reports on the implications of new programs or changes to existing programs
  • The Library requires 10 working days from receipt of the program documentation to complete Impact Statements
  • The Statement will cover the electronic resources required and any other support services such as training
  • Costings for establishment and recurrent requirements will be provided


Contact your Library Services team to request either of these services.

Find out more about Etextbooks and how they can enhance your course using our Teaching with ebooks guide.

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