Majority of Course Textbooks Available in Print Only

Below is a recent article published on the University Library’s News Blog:

Commercial Textbooks Present Challenges in a Virtual Environment

As we start the fall 2020 semester, staff at Emory Libraries are working hard to provide alternative access to the print course reserves collection, which has historically housed a significant number of required textbooks. However, because of health and safety requirements this fall, all Emory Libraries are unable to provide print reserve services, so students cannot access these supplemental copies of course materials. Even if print reserves were available, the majority of Emory students are attending classes remotely and thus could not access them. To support instructors and students over the next several months, we are purchasing as many materials as possible in digital format so that students have access to them, even in a primarily online, alternative learning environment.

Read more here.