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Course Reserves

The Robert R. Muntz Library provides reserve services to support and promote the non-profit educational use of a wide variety of materials by our students and faculty. The library executes this role in legal compliance with Section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976; and, as a component of the University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Tyler adheres to the copyright policy set forth by the University of Texas.


For Faculty:

The circulation desk will place both library owned material and a faculty member's personal copies on reserve.

  • A Reserve Request Form must accompany each course reserve item. The form is available here for download or at the circulation desk.
  • Allow 3 working days to items to be processed.
  • Course Reserves will be removed and returned to faculty members at the end of each semester via Campus Mail unless other arrangements are made.

Copyright Notification:

  • Faculty resources placed on reserve for the first time do not require copyright permission
  • If a resource is placed on reserve for subsequent semesters, that resource will require copyright permission

For Students:

  • Course reserves are accessed at the circulation desk
  • Patriots ID card must be presented to check out course reserves
  • Check out times vary from 2 hours in-library use to 3 weeks checkout
  • Reserve materials may not be renewed
  • Overdue Fees:
    • In house: $0.50 per hour
    • $0.50 per day for items checked-out of the building

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