Faculty can request to place both personal items and items from the Library's collection on phsyical reserve. All personal items on phyiscal reserve will be security tagged and labeled unless otherwise indicated. To place an item on physical reserve, please use the reserve form. Complete a new reserve form for each section/class.
Reserve items may include books, DVDs, videos, articles, CDs, or journals/magazines.
Circulation options for in-house reserve include:
Please allow 5 business days for requests.
We will accept reserve requests for scanning of physical items that are not available in electronic format or ebooks. We do ensure that our electronic reserve procedures follow course reserve and copyright best practices. We are unable to digitize entire copyrighted texts. Articles and/or book chapters requested through ILL cannot be placed on reserve. Each request will be evaluated on the four fair use factors. For more information on fair use, visit this page: https://libguides.washjeff.edu/c.php?g=981894&p=7188152
To place an item on reserve, please use the Electronic Reserve Request Form. Complete a new reserve form for each section/class. We process course material reserve requests as they come in and appreciate your patience.
Reserve requests will be processed in the order received.
Reserves staff can retrieve materials from forms submitted electronically. However, processing time may take up to 5 business days. Reserves staff are not responsible for incorrect volumes or editions. All foreign language material must be selected and brought to the user services desk by the faculty member placing them on reserve.
Reserve lists will be removed at the end of the semester. Personal items will be returned through campus mail, facility services, or faculty may pick them up at the user services desk.
Copyright law prohibits the Library from placing items from other libraries on reserve, this includes items obtained through interlibrary loan.
The American Library Association (ALA) has endorsed the following standards for sharing copyrighted material through reserves: