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The libraries will accept requests to place items on Course Reserve from:
The libraries will loan Course Reserve materials to:
Community patrons are NOT eligible to borrow Course Reserve materials due to the high use and high demand nature of these items.
The following materials are eligible to be placed on Course Reserve:
Library Owned Materials:
Faculty/Instructor Personal Copies:
The following materials are not eligible to be placed on Course Reserve:
Textbooks may be placed on Course Reserve. However, the library does NOT purchase textbooks for library collections, including Course Reserves. In the event that the Library owns the requested textbook, the request will be processed as normal. Faculty members may provide legally purchased personal copies of textbooks to be place on reserve for their course.
It is the policy of Germanna Community College Libraries to comply with U.S. Copyright Law (U.S. Code Title 17). This policy addresses copyright in the sole context of Library services and Course Reserves. Germanna Community College faculty, staff and students are responsible for understanding and adhering to copyright law as it applies to their individual academic endeavors.
Course Reserves are subject to the following limits:
Materials may be checked out for the following loan periods, as indicated by the instructor placing the item(s) on Course Reserve:
Media: 4 hours (students: in-library use only, faculty/staff: 1 day loan)
Print: Instructors may select from the following loan periods:
Course reserve materials are kept in a separate, closed stacks area at each library location. Due to the high demand nature of these items, physical access to this collection is restricted to library employees. Course Reserve materials are retrieved by library staff for patron use upon request. The following guidelines should be followed when borrowing Course Reserve materials:
Course Reserve requests are processed as quickly as possible. Requests are processed in the order in which they are received. Reserve Requests submitted at the last minute may not be available when desired.
Factors that may delay processing time include: