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Margaret M Bridwell Art Library

Art Library Course Reserves: Home

Information for faculty and instructors on how to place course reserves in the UofL Art Library.


Submit a course reserve request form at the beginning of each semester at least three days before the items are need.

Types of Course Reserves

Print: We allow up to 20 items at any one time per instructor per course. No course paks, bound journals, reference books, rare books or interlibrary loans may be placed on reserve.

Videos and DVDs: Videos and DVDs may be placed on reserve.

Personal Copies: Personal copies of books may be placed on reserve. Personal copies of videos and DVD may also be placed on reserve as long as they are legally obtained, i.e. that they include original distributor labels. The Art Library is not responsible for damage to personal copies.

Course Reserve Form

Fair Use and Copyright

Before requesting materials for reserve, please read the Fair Use Law and Fair Use Explanation published by the United States Copyright Office linked below.

For your convenience, a checklist has also been appended that will help you determine whether or not your selection is likely allowable under copyright law.

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