This guide has been developed to help you provide online course materials for your students using our subscription databases to over 50 online databases, which provides access to journals, magazines, newspapers, streaming videos, and eBooks. The library can help you get started by finding, linking, or embedding resources that we have licensed for student use, or that are free to use under an Open Access or Creative Commons license.
For questions about subject specific library resources to support your online courses, please consult your liaison librarian.
Linking an Article:
eBooks: eBooks can be an accessible alternative to the library's available textbooks. You can look for eBooks in our catalogue by refining the search by Resource Type and selecting eBook.
NOTE: Different publishers and vendors have different restrictions about the number of simultaneous users, the amount of printing and downloading allowed, etc. Please contact your liaison librarian to enquire about a specific title.
Open Educational Resources: Open textbooks are available to students free of cost in digital formats. Many open textbooks are accompanied with ancillary resources such as question banks, slides, instructor manuals, and adaptive quizzing platforms. To learn more about Open Education Resources please look at our guide and talk to your liaison librarian.
VCC has access to a number of online streaming video services including Films on Demand, Kanopy, National Film Board, and Curio. You can access them through the library homepage.
To learn more about available streaming services please look at our guide.
If you want to share a video with your students you can provide a link or embed the videos.
Here is what it looks like on Films On Demand:
VCC has a comprehensive guide to understanding plagiarism. Including videos, activities, and resources to help detect plagiarism.
ProQuest Research Companion is a new, intuitive, and self-guided product that effortlessly guides students through the research process. Within it are modules on plagiarism and citing your sources that your students can complete.
Would you like to request copyright permission to use a resource in your class? Are you uncertain about whether you need permission? Submit your request using the REQUEST COPYRIGHT PERMISSION. For an comprehensive overview of copyright at VCC please see our guide.
If you have any specific questions contact our copyright librarian Virginia Adams.
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