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Library Course Reserves

Library Course Reserves

The library provides course reserve services for academic materials to support course instruction.

The MSOE library acts in compliance with Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Library reserve requests will be evaluated by a librarian to determine if the request complies with fair use guidelines. Best practice recommendations and/or alternatives to library reserves may be presented.

Review the General Copyright Policies for Protected Materials on Reserve at MSOE and the Reserve FAQs to find additional information about this service.

In-House Print Reserves

Requesting Items for Print Reserves

Request print reserve materials by filling out a Print Reserves Request Form.

Please allow time for processing reserve requests. Course reserves may take up to 3 business days before the items are available to students.

Accessing Print Reserve Items

Print reserve materials are kept behind the circulation desk, and can be checked out with a valid MSOE ID.

Removal of Reserve Items

At the end of each quarter, print reserve items are removed from the reserve area. Reserve items owned by faculty members will be returned.

Usage statistics (the number of times a reserve item circulates) can be supplied at the faculty member’s request.

The Library reserves the right to change these policies at any time.

Electronic Course Reserves

Requesting Items for eReserves

Request electronic reserve materials by filling out an eReserves Request Form.

Please allow time for processing reserve requests. Electronic reserves may take up to 3 business days before the items are available to students.

Items placed on Electronic Reserve are only available to students enrolled in the course.

eReserves on the Library Website

Electronic reserve materials can be accessed with an assigned password on the Library's eReserves Page.

Accessing Electronic Materials available via Canvas

Electronic reserve materials can be made available directly in your Canvas course.

In Canvas, students can access the materials under the Library Resources navigation tab. Please see the eReserves in Canvas page for instructions on adding the Library Resources navigation tab to your Canvas courses and for additional information on using this option.

Removal of eReserve Items

Electronic reserves materials will only be available for the duration of the term.

Usage statistics can be supplied at the faculty member’s request.

The Library reserves the right to change these policies at any time.