For a detailed visual guide to accessing course reserves, view the following .pdf file or video:
Wentworth instructors may place course materials on reserve using the Add Items to Reserves form; please review our Course Reserves policies in the section below.
Course reserves will be only in electronic/online format in the Fall of 2020; there will be no print reserves items.
Even though many of us may be returning to campus this fall, keeping Course Reserves online will allow all students to access the materials, regardless of the modality of their learning. An additional consideration is that in order to safely circulate physical books, they must be quarantined for up to 72 hours in between users. Due to the high demand of Course Reserve materials, offering only electronic copies of these items will increase student access to the materials.
Because students can easily access the following materials from their permanent Library locations, we do not place on reserve:
Due to copyright/licensing restrictions, we do not place on reserve:
*If you wish to provide access to photocopied portions of copyrighted works or photocopies of your own materials, consider placing these documents in your course module on Blackboard, to limit access to the students who are in your class. For assistance using Blackboard, please contact LIT.
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: The Schumann Library recognizes that U.S. Copyright Law (as expressed in 17 U.S.C. § 101 ff. and the attendant case law) governs the usage of copyrighted materials, including photocopying or otherwise reproducing a copyrighted original. Individuals are responsible for the fair use of copyrighted materials placed on reserve with the Library. For information on copyright, please see our Copyright and Fair Use Guide.
The Library reserves the right to refuse to place on reserve materials which, in the judgment of the Schumann Library staff, violate U.S. Copyright Law.
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