eReserves, or electronic reserves, are course reserve readings that are made accessible electronically
Links to exisiting digital content is provided, or content can be scanned and made accessible as .pdf files
Faculty and instructors can easily reuse material from semester to semester and for multiple courses
Eliminate the need for making multiple print copies
Accommodating differing study habits by making materials available 24 hours a day
Research indicates that students read more of the assigned material if the readings are available online.
Yes, personal copies may be placed on reserve at the owner's own risk.
After these materials are brought to the Circulation Desk, they are catalogued for Reserve and receive barcodes and magnetic detection strips.
A Reserve Request Form must be completed for each item.
Yes, instructors may provide the library with an appropriate number of photocopies of articles for reserve.
Materials placed on reserve must comply with appropriate sections of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17: United States Code) and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - "Copyright Applies to Everyone," including "fair use" provisions (pages 22-35)
It is the instructor's responsibility to obtain copyright permission through the Copyright Clearance Center - 1-978-750-8400 or www.copyright.com - or directly from the author or publisher and submit permission letters to the circulation department. A sample copyright permission letter is available at the main circulation desk.
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