To ensure timely processing of Course Reserve requests, please use the following guidelines when submitting material for your course.
Requests may be submitted at any time during the semester, however it is best to submit requests at least three weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Requests will be processed within 1-5 business days.
A Reserve Request Form must be filled out before new course reserves can be processed.
The Library will accept the following types of materials for Reserve:
The Library will NOT accept the following types of materials for Reserve:
Loan period options for print or media materials:
Submitting a Reserve Request Form
Faculty should submit the form at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Processing time is 3 to 5 working days (Monday - Friday).
Lists may be submitted in person, via campus mail, or via the Reserve Request Form on Falvey Library's home page.
Library staff cannot accept requests over the phone.
Contact Patricia Kemp if you need assistance placing items on course reserve.
Please follow the guidelines listed below to ensure timely processing of readings for Electronic Reserve.
Guidelines for Electronic Reserve
The Library will return requests that exceed photocopying/digital copy limits set forth in the Fair Use Guidelines of the Copyright Revision Act of 1976. Material rejected due to copyright concerns will be returned to you.
Material for Electronic Reserve must be submitted with a Reserve Request form. Request forms can be picked up at the Circulation Desk. Or you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with attached documents (PDF only).
Photocopied/digitally copied material must comply with copyright law and fair use as detailed below:
* Notice of Copyright: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, USC) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.