Course Reserves for Faculty and Instructors

Physical course materials are not being checked out at this time. Instructors are encouraged to use digital alternatives. For more information or to get help converting to digitial course materials, contact Brooke Jones at or (435) 797-2647.

Placing Materials on Reserve

Course materials should be delivered to the Merrill-Cazier Library Media Collections Desk in Library 158 for processing, along with a completed Placing Materials on Course Reserve Form.

The library will process materials in order of receipt. If received by the end of fall semester, reserve materials will be available to students when spring semester commences. For materials submitted thereafter, please allow up to 2 weeks for availability.

Books: Books placed on reserve will appear as citations with instructions for checkout at the Merrill-Cazier Library Media Collections Desk. Up to 3 hard copies of books can be placed on reserve.

Non-book materials: ( 8 ½ x 11, single or double sided, black and white) will be scanned and uploaded to Canvas. We cannot scan irregular-sized paper, books or course packets. If the title of an article is not apparent, please indicate the title you would like us to use.

Materials scanned by the Course Reserves Department will be uploaded to Canvas and will be available in the eReserves folder under the Files menu.

Step 1: Click the button titled "Files," Step 2: Click the folder titled "eReserve," Step 3: All of the eReserve files/folders should be there.

Retention and Copyright Policies

If we do not hear from you by the last day of the semester in which your item(s) expire, we will return the hard copies of your Reserve materials to your department office. To request an item to be removed, please complete and return the Removing materials on Course Reserve Form.

Copyright Restrictions:

Placement of materials on reserve constitutes acceptance of the terms as set forth below.


The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, USC) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "Fair Use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. (General Rule: 10% of a book or 1 Chapter, whichever is less)

Statement of Responsibility:

Placement of materials on reserve constitutes acceptance of the terms as set forth below.


  1. The same regulations and safeguards applicable to Library materials that are placed on Reserve apply to personal copies as well.
  2. The Library does not assume responsibility for loss or damage to personal copies.
  3. Professors are responsible for collecting their own material and bringing it to the Merrill-Cazier Library.
  4. I have read the warning on copyright restrictions and accept full responsibility for compliance.