Course Materials

Course materials are items such as handouts, readings, supplemental items, slides, and other items that students can use to engage with the course content.  Here are some options on how to share your course materials so students can access them.

Need additional resources?  Explore online library resources and open educational resources.  

As you create your course content, it is good practice to make your materials accessible as it will benefit all students.  The Workgroup on Accessible Practices created a robust website that includes resources and tutorials on how to make your course materials accessible.  Creating Accessible Content provides a list of the five principles that can help you prevent the most common barriers to access.

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For help with Blackboard or any of the tools listed on this site, contact the Blackboard Support team and/or the Instructional Design Team through the CTS Helpdesk at

If you have questions regarding how to use the library for course materials - contact Library Reserves at