Skip to main content

Course Reserves

This guide outlines Course Reserves services for faculty as well as student access to materials placed on Reserve.


Instructors are responsible for operating within fair use guidelines when placing material on reserve. For copyright information, please refer to the University's Faculty Guidance for Copyrights.

Students are also responsible for operating within fair use guidelines when using reserve materials. Please visit our Copyright Research Guide for additional resources.

Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17. United States Code) governs the reproduction and distribution of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to reproduce materials. One of these conditions is that the reproduction not be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." Any person who copies or re-distributes this material in any way inconsistent with Ttile 17 and its "fair use" provisions may be liable for copyright infringement.