Faculty Reserve Guidelines

E-Reserves can be used for text articles, syllabi, word documents, URL links, and power point presentations. Virtually anything which can be put into digital format, can be put on E-Reserves, keeping copyright compliance in mind.  The major exceptions are audio and video files. 

More information about copyright is available on the BGSU library page.

  • Bring all materials that to be placed on reserve to the Library.  Assigned articles should be submitted in photocopied form. All photocopied reserves must comply with the requirements of copyright law. personal materials or non-library materials will be handled on a case by case basis.  Security of the materials is not guaranteed.]
  • Complete and sign a reserve form. (These are also available in the library)
  • All personal materials placed on reserve will be labeled with barcodes unless otherwise specified.
  • All non-library owned reserve materials should be picked up by the instructor at the end of the semester unless other arrangements are made.
  • Use statistics for reserve materials may be forwarded to the course instructor at the end of each semester; or, if requested, prior to the end of the semester.
  • Materials will be available for patron use within three days of receipt.
  • Additional information on reserves can be found in the Faculty and Staff Handbook.

For any questions and/or concerns, contact Vanessa Bradt at 20720 or vbradt@bgsu.edu or any BGSU Firelands Library staff member.

BGSU Firelands Resource Information

The book collection consists of nearly 30,000 volumes. Our collection is classified using Library of Congress call numbers. The Library subscribes to 235 magazines and newspapers, collects materials in micro-formats, and has a strong audio-visual software collection. Firelands Library is a depository library for State of Ohio documents and has a strong collection of U. S. documents.

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