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Reserves

Electronic Reserves

At the end of the Summer 2016 term, the Health Sciences Library (HSL) will discontinue its eReserves service of linking or scanning and posting readings to Carmen on behalf of instructors. After a critical examination of impact and resources by a University Libraries’ Task Force, the recommendation to discontinue this service was accepted by the Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries and his senior leadership team and the HSL will follow this recommendation.

While HSL staff will no longer post or link readings to Carmen courses on behalf of instructors, we will continue to provide assistance with identifying stable links that can be added to Carmen courses.  

The HSL website provides information on linking to articles in Carmen, as well as a Fair Use Checklist that can be used to help you in determining if a resource fits within the limitations of the fair use statute. Additional copyright help is available through University Libraries Copyright Resources Center.

 

Print Reserves

Instructors may place required and recommended texts on print reserve at the library for two-hour checkout. Print reserves may be checked out by any current students, faculty, staff or courtesy card holders.

Instructors may request that personal or departmental copies be placed on print reserve for a specific course for a semester. If the library does not own a desired title, you may recommend it for purchase.

Print reserves are located at the Public Services Desk on the first floor of Prior Hall. Students may check out one reserve item at a time for two hours. Print reserves may be taken out of the Library. Materials checked out within two hours of closing may be kept overnight but will be due within one hour of the Library opening the next day. Reserve items must be turned in at the Public Services Desk and should not be placed in the bookdrop.

Fines for reserve items are $2.00 for the first hour and $5.00 for each additional hour.