Adding Course Reserves to ELMS/Canvas
To Add Course Reserves in ELMS/Canvas:
1. Login to ELMS/Canvas:
2. Hover the mouse over the "Courses" or
"Courses & Groups" tab and select your course from the drop
3. Select the "Settings" tab from the
left navigation menu.
4. Select the "Navigation" tab on the
page that loads.
5. A list of available tab options will appear. The
first list of tabs (text is blue) is currently in the left navigation menu for
your course. To add a "Course Reserves" tab to the existing
left navigation menu, click and drag the greyed out "Course
Reserves" tab that is in the second list of optional (". . .hide from
6. Once you have the desired order of left navigation tabs, SAVE
THE CHANGES by selecting the blue "Save" button below the tab
7. Once you have saved the changes to the menu, the
"Course Reserves" tab will appear.
IMPORTANT LAST STEP: In order to add items to Course Reserves, you must
select/open the "Course Reserves" tab, then select the semester
from the drop down menu that appears on the subsequent page. Once the correct
semester is selected, click the "Create Course" button to
finish the process.
*You only need to complete this last step once. All subsequent instances when
you select the "Course Reserves " tab, the page will load with
all Course Reserve items you have placed on hold through the Course Reserves
system. For information on adding items to Course Reserves, use
The new "Course Reserves" tab can be used by
you and your students to access Course Reserves directly.
If the "Course Reserves" button appears in the
left navigation menu, you've successfully added Course Reserves access to your
course. You must make this change to the left navigation menu for each
individual course you teach. Please be sure to publish your Canvas
course to ensure your students can see it.
To learn more about the Course
Reserve system, please view
our Information for Faculty. To learn how to add items to your Course
our instructions or contact the Reserves Staff.