Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: WE ARE CASHLESS! The Hollander MakeCentral Service Desk will no longer accept cash payments. We will continue to accept: Debit/Credit, SpartanCash or Check payments. Thank you for your understanding.
Notice: WE ARE CASHLESS! The Hollander MakeCentral Service Desk will no longer accept cash payments. We will continue to accept: Debit/Credit, SpartanCash or Check payments. Thank you for your understanding.
Michigan State University Libraries
Course Materials Program
366 W. Circle Dr.
East Lansing , MI 48824
United States

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 2024: To have your course pack ready for sale by August 16, 2024, about one week before classes start on August 26, 2024, in our partnering bookstore (for print packs) or online (for electronic packs), contact us by:

July 26, 2024: MINOR REVISIONS and EXACT REPRINTS of course packs containing copyrighted material; or course packs with NO COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL
July 8, 2024: NEW or EXTENSIVELY REVISED course packs containing copyrighted material
If you would like a copyright evaluation for your proposed course pack, please submit a detailed reading list at any time.

SUMMER SESSION II: Please contact us by June 1 to have your course pack ready when classes start on July 1, 2024.

Our Services

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)
  • Electronic course packs are distributed via D2L. Students may print the course pack themselves for personal use. 
  • 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.