Library checklist for instructors preparing for the academic year

Your Liaison Librarian is available to help with:

  • Searching for/accessing online materials in the McGill Libraries collection
  • Identifying Open Educational Resources/Open Textbooks in your discipline
  • Investigating the possibility of purchasing online versions of your print course materials
  • Troubleshooting assistance for creating links to online Library resources

Find your Liaison Librarian: Liaison Librarians listed by subject area


Three months before classes begin, contact your Liaison Librarian to:

  • Request the materials to be purchased for the Course Readings Service, e.g. required and supplementary readings, DVDs, etc.
  • Request any other material to be purchased that you need to support your teaching
  • Discuss the range of Libraries services available for McGill Faculty, such as borrowing library materials and equipment, ILL, eScholarship, etc.

One month before classes begin, contact your Liaison Librarian to:

Any time:

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