Welcome to the faculty print reserves page for the Roosevelt University Library
We invite you to place your print reserves materials for your students at any of our campus libraries. Reserves are meant to ensure that students in a course are assured timely access to required or supplementary course readings. While on reserve, materials can only be checked out by students in the course for a limited amount of time. Students may check out reserves materials for an additional loan period if there are no other requests for the items. Print materials are held at the circulation desk in the Library of your choosing.
Print Reserves & Fair Use
Due to copyright laws and fair use guidelines, not all print materials can be placed on reserves.
Items that may be placed on reserve:
Items that may not be placed on reserve:
Fair Use for Print Reserves
Before you submit a reserve request, you must determine if you may fairly use the materials. As outlined above, works in the public domain, under creative commons licensing, already licensed by the Library, or where the instructor owns the copyright are allowed. Otherwise, use of the materials must follow fair use guidelines.
Generally, fair use considerations involve four factors: