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Instructional Materials for Faculty

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Faculty, find out how Instructional Materials Services and Plans (IMSP) can help support your classroom instruction.

Instructional Materials Services and Plans (IMSP) is a collaborative effort by many UCSD organizations. IMSP's goal is to make it easier for faculty — and the staff and TAs who support them — to find instructional support resources.

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Course reserves

Note: You must request services 4 weeks before the quarter begins. Your requested materials will be reviewed for compliance with copyright laws.

UCSD Libraries' Course Reserves provides print and digital reservation services free of charge.

  • To get started, see the UCSD Library's reserve information for faculty.
  • This service lets you:
    • Place books on reserve at circulation desks.
    • Post articles and other course materials electronically.
    • Reserve high-quality music files that can be made available 24 hours a day.
    • Reserve and post digital images.
  • Arrange for an array of media services including individual and group viewing with analog and digital options

    For more details, visit the Course Reserves website.

Course web pages

Academic Computing & Media Services (ACMS) provides course website hosting and development, course software (WebCT), quizzes and grade posting, course chat, and scanning equipment.
  • General campus and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: Ted, a learning management system, is available through Academic Computing & Media Services (ACMS). Ted includes:
    • Communication tools
    • Online assessments
    • Password-protected space for course handouts
    • Secure grade posting
  • School of Medicine: Office of Educational Computing (EdCom) provides:
    • Instructional Web support
    • Core course websites
    • Tutorials and learning modules
    • Medical student contact lists

Printing and duplicating

Imprints provides printing, duplicating, scanning, and offers instructional services:
  • Course packet, syllabus, and exam printing
  • Large-format printing
  • Mail merge
  • Document capture
  • CD/ DVD duplicating
  • Binding
  • Free pickup and delivery (on campus)

Call (858) 534-3020 or visit one of 3 campus locations.

Textbook services

Textbook services are supplied through several UCSD organizations to assist your students.

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