Course reserves

Find course reserves (students)

Students can find reserve items through their course Canvas page. Reserve materials are in the Library Course Page tab on the left side of the page. 

Make course readings available (instructors)

Health Sciences instructors can place materials on reserve to increase their accessibility to students.

Library staff work with instructors to give access to the physical or digital materials they request, including materials not currently owned by the Libraries.

If you are part of another U of M college or school, visit the University Libraries Course Reserves page or contact [email protected].

Reserves placement process

Use the Course Materials Request Form or email [email protected] to place items on reserve. Find additional details in the course reserve information for faculty and course materials options webpages.

Include the following information when you place a request:

Deadlines and procedures

Place reserves

Copyright and fair use for course reserves

Applications of fair use are predicated on the Libraries' General Principles of Fair Use in Education, and require access controls that restrict access to reserve materials to only registered students and their instructors.

Whenever copyrighted works are used for course reserves under the provisions of Fair Use (Section 107), instructors are responsible for the following:

See the University Libraries' acceptable use of electronic resources page for more details and general conditions.

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