Faculty: Course Materials

Textbook and Course Material AdoptionsWelcome Faculty!

The University of Manitoba BookStore is responsible for the provision of textbooks and course materials to students for use in their courses (read the full UM Governing Document here). The University of Manitoba BookStore is your first stop when planning, designing and choosing course materials. Our knowledgeable and professional staff can help you with all your course material needs.

To help ensure timely delivery of the required course materials, please provide us with your adoption requests by the following target dates:

  • Fall term: June 30
  • Fall/Winter term: June 30
  • Winter term: October 30
  • Summer term: March 1

If you missed the target date, don't worry; simply contact us as soon as possible and we will help!

  • To login and place textbook adoptions, click here.
  • For important information on adopting course materials that include digital Access Codes, click here.


Custom CoursewareCustom Courseware (i.e. Coursepacks) is a comprehensive custom publishing service designed to help faculty create custom learning materials, ensuring that UM students have concise and informative course information. We organize and compile your notes, diagrams, journal and newspaper articles, books chapters, out-of-print materials and anything else that may be required to create a useful custom book. Whether you're compiling a new package or updating with changes for the new term, we will arrange for copyright clearance, printing and distribution to make your job easier.



Copyright Initiative



Jenny Baspaly is our Copyright Clearance/Custom Courseware Coordinator and you can contact her by phone (204) 474-9614 or at jennifer.baspaly@umanitoba.ca.


Course Material BuyersOur experienced, knowledgeable staff understand the campus needs better than anyone.

Click here to find the contact person for your faculty.


Frequently Asked QuestionsClick here for a list of frequently asked questions.