The Library Online Course Reserves (LOCR) is UBC's application for requesting and managing course reserves. Instructors use the application to request a list of course materials, and enrolled students receive access to those materials.
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If you have already selected your course reserves using LOCR via the "Library" tab in Canvas, you will not have to set up your course reserves again.
You can make LOCR accessible in Canvas through the side bar, or you can link directly to it in a module.
You can also add LOCR to a MODULE
Please note that an end date is required for your Canvas course in order for LOCR content to be accessible to students. This end date is normally drawn automatically from the course's term (e.g. 2018W1, 2018W2, etc.). If your course is associated to the correct term, then this requirement will be satisfied and the LOCR course will closed off 8 weeks after the last day of class for the term. You can check the term your course is associated to by accessing the course settings page as shown in the screenshot below:
Alternatively, LOCR will also accept a custom course end date specified by checking "Users can only participate in the course between these dates" and filling out the custom start and end date fields seen in the course settings. More information about these settings is found in the Canvas guides. Without a term association end date or custom end date, LOCR will assume the course has finished and prevent students and instructors from accessing your LOCR content.
For more detailed instructions on how to use LOCR, see the Library's guide to using course reserves with LOCR.
Access to LOCR for instructors is provided inside Canvas.
LOCR is a tool developed within UBC Library. Support is provided by the Learning Technology Hub and department library branches.
The UBC Library website maintains a Troubleshooting and FAQ section as part of their guide to using course reserves.