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Course Reserves

Course reserves are materials that instructors have asked the library to make available for their students.

Putting items on reserve


Copyright law and course reserves

In providing reserve materials to Alfred University students, the libraries are bound by copyright law. If you have questions about copyright law as it relates to course reserves, contact Samantha Dannick at 607-871-2945 or

Copyright law forbids redistribution of scanned course materials unless permission from the copyright holder has been obtained, the work is out of copyright, or a careful fair use analysis has been undertaken. Faculty members are personally responsible under University policy for respecting copyright, including their delivery of materials to students through course reserves.