Cannon Memorial Library Electronic Reserves system contains
current course-related materials submitted by faculty for the use
of enrolled students.
In order to access the online materials, you will need to have
Adobe Acrobat reader installed on your computer, and you will need
to login for access.
See Guidelines and Copyright Information and for more
information. Questions or comments? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Materials not available electronically may be found at the
Circulation or Reserve desk of the library. To see what is
available in the print reserves, search Leocat Voyager's Reserves
by instructor name, course number, author name, or title.
Faculty may place articles and books on reserve for classes, and
the materials can be checked out to students for limited time
periods. Electronic and print reserves can be scanned or uploaded
(if already available as an electronic file). We encourage you to
place one or two things on reserve for this semester and obtain
feedback from your students.
The Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States
Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of
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 purpose other
than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a
request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for puposes
in excess of "Fair Use", that user may be liable for copyright
The instructor must provide all reprinted material (including
multiple copies) to be placed on Reserve; the instructor is
therefore responsible for copyright compliance.
Electronic Course Reserves materials can be viewed
electronically and are protected by copyright. The Copyright Law of
the United States (Title 17 US Code Section 108) governs the making
of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.
Saint Leo University adheres to this statute by relying on the fair
use provisions of the copyright law and by obtaining permission of
the copyright holder where applicable.
Electronic Course Reserve procedures at Saint Leo University for
materials protected by copyright rely on the fair use section of
the Copyright Act of 1976. Section 107 of the Copyright Act
identifies four factors which must all be met in
determining fair use:
The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use
is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational
The nature of the copyrighted work;
The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to
the copyrighted work as a whole; and
The effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of
the copyrighted work.
Materials which do not require copyright permission include the
exams, syllabi, and lecture notes of the instructor placing
material on Electronic Reserves, government publications, a single
journal or magazine article used for one semester, a single book
chapter used for one semester, works of art used for one semester,
or material for which the professor or instructor owns
Materials which require copyright permission are:
A journal article, magazine article, or book chapter intended
for use for more than one semester.
Multiple chapters from a single book or multiple articles from a
single journal or magazine.