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Course Reserves Policy

Course Reserves Policies

Placing items on Reserve:

  • Items are placed on reserve in the order in which the requests are received.
  • Please allow 2-3 business days for Library staff to fully process reserve requests. 

Loan types and loan periods:

  • In-Library use only (3 hour checkout)
  • 24 hour
  • 7 days

What may not be placed on Reserve:

  • Material borrowed through Interlibrary Loan
  • Material from the Library's Reference collection
  • Photocopies of individual articles or book chapters. Please use Moodle to make documents accessible to students while respecting fair use as defined in United States Code Section 17 U.S. Code § 107.

Other Reserve policies:

  • Labels and Library barcodes will be attached to personal copies of materials placed on Reserve.
  • The Library, and faculty, must comply with U.S. Copyright Law and fair use guidelines.

Please contact Alec Strange at or 434.544.8440 with any questions about Course Reserves.