What are the details about putting items on reserve?
- Use the following form to put material on reserve:
What about copyright?
- We follow the U. S. Copyright Law guidelines following the permissions for making copies for educational purposes granted within Section 107 of the Copyright Law.*
- Fair use is determined by the following characteristics:
- Purpose and character of the use.
- Determines whether the item is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes.
- Depends on the nature of the copyrighted work.
- Explains how much of the work you can copy in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole.
- How copying will affect the copyrighted item's market potential or value.
To us, this means the following types of things can be put on reserve:
- One chapter of a book
- One article from a periodical or newspaper
- One short story, short essay, or short poem, whether or not from a collective work
- One chart, graph, diagram, cartoon, or picture from a book, periodical, or newspaper
*The Library also adheres to the TCTC Policies and Procedures concerning copyright. For further information see Policy No. 1-3-100, 1-8-1010, and Procedures No. 1-8-1010.1, 1-8-1010.2.