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Ohio State Marion: Library: Course Reserves

Library website for Ohio State Marion Faculty, Staff and Students

Course Reserves Request Form

Library Purchase Recommendation

Course Reserves Loan Periods

How Long Can Items Be Borrowed From Course Reserves?

The Course Reserves system provides the following circulation options:

  • 2-hour loan, no overnight loan
  • 1-day loan
  • 3-day loan, or
  • 7-day loan (1 week)

Course Reserves Fines

Anyone returning an item after the specified loan period will be fined as follows:

2-Hour Reserves

  • $2.00 for the first hour, and
  • $5.00 for each hour thereafter to a maximum fine of $102.00 per item

1-Day, 3-Day, 7-Day Reserves

  • $2.00 for the first day
  • $5.00 for every day thereafter to a maximum fine of $102.00

Unpaid fines totaling at least $50.00 for Reserve, other library fines, or lost book charges will result in the suspension of the borrower's privileges, and holds will be placed on all institution records and funds. Fines will remain on a patron record until paid or resolved.

For more information Details for Fines, Fees, and Appeals see the OSU Libraries website.

Copyright Compliance

Copyright Compliance
The library follows current copyright laws by relying on the educational Fair Use provision of the copyright law.

Faculty are responsible for securing any copyright permissions before items can be placed on Reserve. If you need help with this, please contact library staff.

Ebooks in Course Reserves

A guide is now available to help with instructors better understand our ebook options for course materials.  See for this guide (this links directly to a PDF).