Copyright is applicable to reserve materials. Compliance is the responsibility of the faculty member. Materials obtained through interlibrary loan cannotbe placed on reserve.
U.S. copyright law's fair use exemption (section 107) allows use of copyrighted materials without obtaining permission. There is a four-factor analysis which must be applied to each use to determine if fair use applies:
Purpose of Use
Nature of the Copyrighted Material
Effect on the Market for Original
For more information on fair use as it relates to reserve materials, please see: