Course Materials Program: At a Glance
To contact the Course Materials Program, please send us an email. We will respond promptly.
Faculty and instructors, please check out our online order form to begin working with us.
We hope it makes your course pack ordering process quick and easy. If you prefer to order via email, simply email us with your reading list.
Upcoming Course Materials Program Deadlines for Faculty
If you have not worked with us in the past, or have a brand-new course pack project, please contact us as soon as possible, no matter what stage you are with course content selection!
Fall 2023: To have your pack ready for sale on August 21, 2023, one week before classes start on August 28, 2023, in our partnering bookstore (for print packs) or online (for electronic packs), contact us by:
August 1, 2023: MINOR REVISIONS and EXACT REPRINTS of course packs containing copyrighted material; or course packs with NO COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL
July 10, 2023: For NEW or EXTENSIVELY REVISED course packs containing copyrighted material. If you have any information about your course before then, please contact us right away to start the process.
Summer Session II faculty: Please email us for deadlines.
To assist our faculty partners, we:
- Facilitate the production of print and electronic course packs
- Distribute printed course packs for direct sale at the Spartan Bookstore in the MSU International Center (427 N. Shaw Lane) and the Student Book Store (421 East Grand River Avenue)
- Evaluate copyright clearance needs, process permission requests, and pay permission fees, which are included in the course pack retail price
- Electronically archive all course pack projects for easy reordering
- Connect you to other beneficial Library resources
For more information on course packs and copyright services, please e-mail us (if you prefer a phone call, that can be arranged over email), visit the links in the side menu, or check out How It Works.
MSU Statement On Using Copyrighted Materials
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U.S. Code) to the authors of "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. Civil and criminal remedies may be imposed for violations of an author's copyright interests. Michigan State University is committed to obeying copyright law.