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Course Reserves - Information for faculty: Course Reserves - Information for faculty

Course Reserves - Information for faculty

Information for Instructors

Course materials are placed on reserve at the request of instructors, who are responsible for insuring that reserve materials comply with copyright law. Types of materials that can be placed on reserve include resources from the Stan State Library collection and materials owned and provided by the instructor (copies made in accordance with copyright law will be accepted as well). The Library is not able to place on reserve materials borrowed from another library or obtained through rental for personal use.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)  


The Library is offering both physical and electronic reserves starting fall 2021. Follow the corresponding steps below.

Steps for placing materials on Print Course Reserves

  1. Contact David Rocha (drocha4@csustan.edu), Circulation Reserves Specialist, for the Reserve Request Copyright Compliance Form and assistance with submitting the reserve items. 
  2. Allow one to two weeks for processing reserve materials. Reserve requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Course Reserve items are automatically removed from the reserve collection at the end of each term unless a request is received to retain the item on reserve for the following term/semester. Items owned by the Library are returned to the stacks; photocopies and personal copies are returned to instructors through interoffice mail after the end of the semester. The Library is not able to accommodate requests to leave items in the reserve collection for longer than an academic year.

Steps for placing materials in Electronic Reserves

1. Complete an Electronic Reserves Request Form (PDF) for course materials in electronic format (Download file and open in Adobe).

A separate form should be used for each course. 

2. Submit completed Electronic Reserves Request Form via email to circ@library.csustan.edu.

Attach e-reserve files to the same email along with the request form.

3. Allow one to two weeks for processing reserve materials. Reserve requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

E-reserves are automatically removed from the website at the end of each semester. PDF files provided by faculty will be destroyed or returned to faculty as requested. 


Questions? Problems?

Contact the Circulation Desk by phone: 209-667-3234, or email: questions@library.csustan.edu.