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LCCC and University Partnership Faculty

Faculty members may submit books, articles, videos, CD-ROMs, DVDs, or library owned-items for Reserve. 

An LCCC Library Reserve Request Form is available for you to complete prior to bringing your reserve items to the Library. 

The LCCC Library adheres to the Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians (United States Copyright Office) with Respect to Books and Periodicals, specifically Multiple Copies for Classroom Use.

Course reserves are permissible when:

  • The item meets the fair use test (Fair Use Worksheet)
  • The item does not carry a copyright
  • The item is in the public domain or
  • Your own materials are submitted for reserves

Course reserves are not permissible when:

  • The item does not meet the fair use test guidelines
  • The item consists of copies of multiple chapters from a book

Materials cannot be accepted when:

  • The item is a consumable (workbooks, coursepack)
  • The item is denied permission by the copyright owner
  • The item is an OhioLINK or InterLibrary loan book
  • The item exhibits fair use abuse

How to Submit Course Reserve Materials

  1. Complete the Reserve Request Form (available below)
  2. Submit the completed form with your materials to the Circulation Desk.
  3. Items should be identified in the same manner as on the course syllabus. Students should know specifically what to ask for.

LCCC Course Reserves

The placement of Course Reserves is a service provided and administered by the LCCC Library Circulation Department. Course reserve materials are accessible during library hours to LCCC and University Partnership students and faculty. Students or faculty may choose to search for the reserved item by the faculty member's last name, first name or the course name. Copying of the reserve material is available.

Reserves by Course Name

Reserves by Instructor

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