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Course readings (reserves) policies

Wilfrid Laurier University Library’s copyright policies regarding materials placed on reserve

These guidelines are for faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University who are placing readings on Reserve at any of its libraries. All requests submitted for Reserve are submitted through Ares (Ares manages physical and electronic reserve requests available from library resources) and comply with one of the following:

The types of material that may be placed on Reserve through the Library include but are not limited to links to online journal articles and ebooks that are available via full-text, on-line databases licensed for use by the WLU libraries. Please provide the full journal citation for the article. We are also able to link to other online sites as long as there are no copyright restrictions. Please provide citation information and/or the URL.

The following can be posted on Ares without needing copyright information:

  • Syllabi
  • Sample tests
  • Sample test answers

See also our Copyright quick guide

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Last Updated: October 20, 2023 3:47pm