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The Connelly Library provides a variety of instructional services to La Salle University undergraduate and graduate students. Instruction may include any of the following:
Classroom instruction should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance to ensure the use of the Library classroom and allow time for dialogue between faculty and teaching librarians.
To find out more or to schedule a session, please contact Bernetta R. Doane at 215.951.1287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for Faculty: Print Reserve
Any library book from the regular circulating collection may be placed on Reserve. Reference books and Journals are generally not placed on Reserve. Professors may bring in photocopies of specific articles to be placed on reserve and need to bring in as many copies of the article(s) that they would like to make available to their students. The Connelly Library provides access to photocopying equipment but does not provide photocopying services. Material may be placed on reserve anytime during the year. To place an item on reserve please read the information below and complete the reserve form for print material.
For information related to guidelines involved with photocopying please refer to: Copyright Clearance Center
Electronic Reserve General Guidelines for Faculty
|In the beginning of a semester, material should be submitted two weeks in advance. Processing time depends upon the amount of material we receive. We will make every effort to process all electronic reserve material within one week if submitted during the academic semester.|
Login Information/ Passwords
|The username and password is the same as the My Lasalle login.|
|Electronic Reserve materials are available to La Salle University students during the semester a course is taught. At the end of the Semester, all Copyright-protected materials will be removed from electronic reserve.|
How to Find E-Reserve Material
|E-reserves link directly to the reading from the catalog. Electronic reserve documents appear in the catalog the same way a traditional reserve item will but will include a hyperlink to an online secure document. Electronic reserve items may be looked up by professor or course.|
Information for Faculty: Electronic Reserve Copyright Guidelines
Please review the following before submitting an items to be placed on electronic reserve. Materials processed for Electronic Reserve must fall within the U.S. Government guidelines for Fair Use according to Title 17 of the United States Code. Faculty must obtain copyright permission from the publisher or copyright holder for items that do not conform to Fair Use guidelines. Material will not be processed if it does not fall within the copyright guidelines and does not have permission from the copyright holder. The Circulation Department requires copies of letters of permission or evidence of fees paid to the copyright owner for submission of Electronic Reserve items that do not fall within the U.S. Government guidelines for fair use.
Copyright permission is required for the following:
|·||Multiple chapters (more than 10%) from a single book. An entire book cannot be placed on electronic reserve|
|·||Multiple articles from a single journal issue.|
|·||A single chapter from a book if needed for more than one term.|
|·||A single article from a journal if needed for more than one term.|
Copyright permission is NOT required for the following:
|·||Course materials owned by the instructor, including exams, lecture notes, and syllabi.|
|·||U.S. Government documents.|
Information for Faculty: Where and How to Submit Electronic Reserve Material
The document that you would like to have placed on electronic reserve should be submitted to the Connelly Library Circulation Desk along with the appropriate form for processing. Material submitted with an incomplete form will not be processed.
Please follow the following general guidelines:
|·||Provide the best quality document possible. Files will need to be compressed as much as possible to save server space and starting with a good quality copy will produce a better quality online document.|
|·||In order to scan an article or chapter, it must be photocopied so that one page of text is on one sheet of 8 1/2″ by 11″ paper. Faculty must provide the photocopied or printed document to be scanned.|
|·||Images within an article or chapter, or images that you would like to place on electronic reserve may be scanned, however, image quality loss will occur either in the photocopying or scanning process. Electronic Reserve may not the best option for you if the images are of significant importance. (ex. an image of a painting for an art history course).|
|·||Please try and keep most documents to under 30 pages. We can scan larger documents, however, the longer the document, the longer the download time off-campus.|
Placing Audiovisual Materials on Reserve
To place a film on reserve for your class, contact the Audiovisual Department at 215.951.1295 or email@example.com.
The Audio Visual Classroom (Room 021) is located on the lower level of Connelly Library. The room can accommodate approximately 30 students and is equipped with a projector that is hooked up to a DVD player, VCR, and PC. Any faculty needing the room should contact Bernetta Doane at 215-951-1287 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The primary use of the AV Classroom is for Bibliographic Instruction and the librarians have priority for booking the classroom. Our policy is that any reservation is considered tentative until 2 weeks prior to the date scheduled. If the reference librarians need the classroom for Bibliographic Instruction, we will contact you to reschedule your time. Within 2 weeks of your scheduled time, you will not be bumped from your reservation. Our policy does not allow for wholesale booking of the classroom for an entire semester.
Special Collections Reading Room
The Special Collections Reading Room is located on the second floor of Connelly Library. The room can accommodate approximately 15 students and is equipped with a projector that is hooked up to a DVD player, VCR, and Laser Disc player. Any faculty needing the room should contact Rebecca Goldman at 215-951-1965 or email@example.com. With limited exceptions for special circumstances (e.g. a class that will be working with materials from one of the Special Collections), our policy does not allow for wholesale booking of the classroom for an entire semester. Questions about Special Collections can be directed to John Baky at 215-951-1285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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