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Adopting Course Materials

The McMaster Campus Store are, like the rest of our community, following the direction of the University’s Crisis Management Team. We we are moving forward with planning our operations for the Winter 2021 term.  We will continue to assist in the distribution of digital course resources, and we plan to order print course materials as well.

Here's how you can assist us in sourcing materials for your course

Winter 2021 Course Adoptions:

    Submit a Course Adoption:

    Email d-bktext@mcmaster.ca and include:

  • Instructor name and email address
  • Course information (code, section, estimated enrollment)
  • Book information (ISBN, author, publisher, edition)
  • Is the book required or optional?>
  • Submit a Custom Courseware Adoption:

    Please submit a Custom Courseware Adoption Form.

    Adopt early the mission of the Campus Store is to provide required course materials at the lowest prices possible.  To that end, we encourage Faculty to adopt their books as early as possible and to consider low cost alternatives.

    Support the use of your chosen course materials to your students.  By stressing the importance of purchasing your course materials and utilizing them as much as possible throughout the course, sell-through of these materials will increase which minimizes the amount of stock returns to the publishers and saves the university valuable dollars.


Textbook Adoption General FAQ
Frequently asked questions about adopting textbooks and electronic course materials and McMaster's new Online Adoption System.

Courseware Adoption FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the preparation of Custom Coursepacks.

Copyright Information
Copyright guidelines for the adoption and production of Custom Coursepacks.

Publisher Representatives

Contact information for the major publishers to aid faculty in the choosing of new textbooks and ordering desk copies.


Contact the Course Materials Team

Fiona O'Connor Course Materials Manager ext. 22627
Cathy Overeem Course Materials Buyer ext. 22628
Amber Dawkins Course Materials Buyer/Courseware Coordinator ext. 22621
Karin Stonehouse Course Materials Buyer ext. 27366
Cheryl Sinclair Required Supplies Buyer ext. 22629