ERes Policies

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  1. Create your ERes page at least 3 weeks before they are needed. If you need permission to use materials from a copyright owner, begin your ERes page 4 to 6 weeks in advance.
  2. A maximum of 20 items may be placed on reserve.
  3. If you want to place material owned by the TROY library on electronic reserve, and the material is in circulation to another patron, it may take longer than 3 weeks to recall the item and process your request.
  4. Obtaining permission to use copyright protected materials is the instructor’s responsibility.
  5. Be sure to have authorization from your regional director or department chair before accepting any expense related to creating an ERes page.
  6. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be used for any other purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of the copyright law.