The Reserve collection is located behind the One-Stop Library Services Desk on LRC-4.
To help students succeed, faculty may place personal or library copies of required and recommended texts as well as audiovisuals, tests, short articles, and other items on reserve. This will:
Reserve materials may be checked out with a valid ORU ID for a limited period specified by the faculty member. Checkout period options are: 1 hour, 2 hours, 4 hours, 1 day, 2 days, or 4 days. To reduce risk of loss of personal items, faculty may also specify that an item is limited to use in the library.
Students request items by giving the name of their professor and the name of the item they wish to check out. Items on Reserve can be searched in the ORU Library online catalog by opens new window professor name or the opens new windowtitle of the item.
Personal copies of books, journals, audio, and videocassettes, etc., will be placed on reserve at the owner's risk. The Library assumes no responsibility in regards to lost or damaged items. Also, the owner should understand that the placing of materials on Reserve requires the attachment of necessary identification and circulation labels to those materials.
Only materials that normally circulate may be placed on Reserve.
Photocopies of articles, book chapters, or other materials will be accepted. It is the responsibility of the faculty member placing the item on reserve to ensure that the materials comply with copyright guidelines. For assistance in determining the copyright status of a work and/or fair use guidelines, see Copyright and You, Fair Use Guidelines, and TEACH Act.
Whenever possible, posting articles on D2L is the best option for convenience and copyright compliance. If this is not possible or practical, the library will endeavor to make necessary accommodations.
You will receive confirmation when item(s) are ready to check out.
Any questions? The Access Services supervisor is happy to help. 918-495-6392.