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Library Reading Material

August 2, 2016 - August 2, 2016


E-Reserves is administered by the LIBRARY and is not connected with Moodle. You need to direct your students to the LIbrary site and administer your readings there. To access E-Reserves click on the E-Reserves in the TC Apps Quick links block across the top.


For E-Reserves support please refer to

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is available giving students direct access to Teachers College and Columbia's libraries using their UNIs. Or you can create links to documents' URLs in your Moodle course.

From Teachers College’s home page ( click MyTC (upper right) and log in using your UNI and password. From your MyTC page type ‘Google scholar’ in the Google search field at the top of the browser. Click on the Google Scholar website.

You should now be on the Google Scholar search page with your Teachers College email in the upper right

(If you have multiple gmail accounts you may have to click in the gmail address multiple times to get to your TC Gmail account. You may also, once there, have to find Google Scholar from the MORE link of Google features)

Click on Settings at top. Under Settings, click on ‘Library links’ in left panel

TC Google Library Links

Perform a search for 'Columbia'. Your search should result in Columbia University in the City of New York and Teachers College Library, Columbia University. Place check marks in boxes next to their names. Now click on Save.


TC Google Columbia Search


You have configured Google Scholar to search the Columbia and Teachers College libraries for documents you require. You may be required to enter your UNI and password before receiving access to documents. You can link the document to your Moodle course by right clicking on the title, choosing 'Copy link location', and adding as a URL link resource on the course site.

Google Scholar Article Link