Reserve materials are supplementary resources instructors can make available to their students. These materials circulate for short loan periods: 2-hr (Library Use Only), 1-day, 3-day or 1 week. Reserve materials are kept behind the circulation counter, and students need to request them by their library call number.
Please allow 3 business days for the processing to be completed when adding or removing reserve items.
Reserve materials are supplementary resources instructors can make available to their students. Instructors may request to have materials owned by the library placed on Reserve. Instructors may also place personal copies of books, videos, and other materials on Reserve. The library is not liable if personal copies are lost or damaged; however, the library will replace the item if replacement charges are recovered from the responsible patron.
All copyrighted material placed on Reserve must include appropriate citations or attributions to their sources. Instructors are responsible for obtaining copyright permission for the materials they place on reserve. All copyrighted material will include the following Section 108 (f) (1) notice:
This material may be protected by Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Under certain conditions specified in the United States Copyright Law, libraries and archives may be authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction may not be 'used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research.' One copy may be made for scholarly purposes. No further reproduction, transmission, or electronic distribution of this material is permitted unless copyright fees are paid.
In accordance with Fair Use, copyrighted materials supplied by faculty members will be placed on Reserve for one semester without obtaining permission, unless the item is already owned by the library. Thereafter, the library will not keep any copyrighted material on Reserve unless the faculty member has obtained official permission.
Instructors are responsible for obtaining copyright permission for the materials they place on reserve. Copyright permission can often be easily obtained through the Copyright Clearance Center at www.copyright.com. Please contact a librarian for further information or assistance.