Teaching and Classroom Support
Using Library eBooks & Open Educational
Resources in Your Courses
Shafer Library licenses eBooks from a variety of well-know publishers. If you are looking for content which you and your students can access without additional costs, consider using these materials. Go to our
eBooks Collection resource page to see all of our licensed content and links to open access texts.
- Open Educational Resources (Shafer Library)
Locating Journal Articles
Getting Books from Other Ohio Libraries
Can't Find a Book or Journal Article?
- Submit a special request and the library will try to obtain a copy.
Article | Book
Copyright Considerations & Fair Use
Copyright infringement can occur when you:
Some things you can do to minimize copyright infringement:
Use Shafer Library's licensed content and provide a link to the journal article or e-book
Use openly licensed works
Use works in the public domain
Obtain a print copy of a book or DVD from a library
Tools to help you decide whether your use of a copyrighted work is Fair Use:
Information on Copyright & Fair Use:
Disclaimer: This information does not constitute legal advice. If you have any questions about copyright and fair use, we will direct you to resources to help you better understand this legal landscape.
Questions? Contact Your College Librarian