Course Readings

Due to the ongoing migration to OWL Brightspace, some of the content on this webpage may be inaccurate. Contact with any Course Readings service questions or support needs.

Give students free and easy access to your course readings with Western Libraries’ Course Readings Service. Simply email your syllabus to and we’ll do the rest.

At no cost to you or your students, our team will:

  • Scan and upload book chapters and articles
  • Ensure stable links to online resources
  • Place materials on short-term loan at your preferred library
  • Purchase new books and e-books for the collection
  • Assist with copyright compliance and pay clearance costs
  • Help you integrate your course readings into OWL
  • Support your students' accessibility needs

To get started, email your syllabus to

Then, add the OWL Course Readings tool to your OWL courses, so your students can find the readings easily.

If you're at the Ivey Business School, you can contact the Business Library at for course readings on Learn@Ivey or Insendi.