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Setting Up Your Course

Before you can make any readings available through D2L, you will need to give the library access to your course as follows:

  1. Log into
  2. Click on the Courses and Organizations link in the Self-Service box.
  3. Click on the Request and Manage Shell link.

  4. Click the option to request a D2L Course Shell.
  5. In the Library eReserve section (6), click on the e-Reserve course readings will be used for this Brightspace shell option.

    A second option will appear; click this if you want to copy course readings from a previous version of the course.

By following these steps you will give the Library access to your course, which will allow us to add readings to it.

Already have a Course Shell?

If you have already made your course shell and did not check the Library e-reserve box, contact, or (if you are teaching a Distance Education course) , and ask that the Library be given access to your  D2L course(s).

It can take between two hours to more than a day for a course shell to appear under the Courses You Are Teaching section of the website, so please be patient and avoid requesting multiple course shells