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

Course Reserves

The Art Library can place physical items on reserve for your classes. These items are in-library use only and may not be checked out. There is a limit of 20 items per class. Journals, reference materials, or rare books will not be placed on reserve. 

For faculty teaching online or hybrid classes, the Art Library will scan articles, book chapters, etc. (no more than 10% of the total work due to copyright restrictions) for faculty to make available electronically to students through Blackboard. For assistance with Blackboard, visit the Delphi Center

The turnaround time for course reserves is one week so please plan accordingly. Allow additional time for books not currently in place at the library.

Questions? Contact the Art Library at or call 502-852-6741. 

Request Course Reserves

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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