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Copyright & Fair Use: Course Reserves

A guide to copyright and fair use information for University of Redlands faculty.

What are Course Reserves?

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Reserves are class materials selected by instructors to be set aside in the library.


ELECTRONIC  Online readings and articles are accessed through the library website.

PRINT =  Books, films and other media can be checked-out at the front desk of the library.

FAQ for Students

How long can I keep a Reserve?

2 hours is the standard check-out time. Specific loan periods are noted on the Due Date slip.

Are my textbooks on Reserve?

Only if an instructor provides us with a copy of the textbook.

How many Reserve items can be checked out at a time?

One item per person.

Can I take Reserves home?

The instructor will decide if items may be taken outside; most are Library-Use-Only.

What are the fines for overdue Reserves?

Fines are $.50 per hour for an overdue item.

Contact Information

Please contact Behnoush Nahavandi, course reserves coordinator, for more information.

Email: behnoush_nahavandi [at]

Phone: (909) 748-8093