Permission from copyright holders is often needed when creating course materials, research papers, and web sites. You need to obtain permission when you use a work in a way that infringes on the exclusive rights granted to a copyright holder (i.e. outside the boundaries of fair use).
Steps that need to be followed to obtain permission to use copyrighted material:
For more information, including what to include in a request to obtain permission, visit the Copyright Clearance Center's Permission page.
Faculty can request the library to place books on reserve via the Reserves Request Form. Items may also be submitted at the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor of the Library.
Books, DVDs, and and other Physical Items:
Ebooks, Articles, and Streaming Videos:
Review the "Common Scenarios" page for more guidelines on the fair use and course reserves.