Course Reserves

Announcement Regarding Electronic Reserves and Reading Lists

Foley Library will be ending its subscription to the Electronic Reserves and Reading lists with Leganto system as of June 1st, 2022. Current reading lists will remain active through Spring Semester 2022. Instructions for exporting your list on your own will be forthcoming. Current and past reading lists can also be exported and made available to faculty upon request. Please email Molly McFadden to obtain a listing of your resources from Electronic Reserves and Reading Lists. For assistance transitioning an exported link list into the campus LMS contact

Course Reserves: Print Reserves & Electronic Reserves

The purpose of Foley Library’s reserve services is to support faculty and students by providing access to course materials. Faculty may place items on print or electronic reserve, all reserve items (physical and digital) will be automatically added to a Course Reading List.





Print Reserves

Faculty may place personal or library-owned copies of books and media materials on print reserve. Items must be in copyright compliance. Print reserves are located behind the Check Out Desk, and may be checked out by students for a set number of hours or days as determined by faculty.

To place an item on print reserve, visit the Reserves Request Form

Print Course Reserves Policy

Electronic Reserves with Leganto

Foley Library uses Leganto as a platform for electronic reserves. Electronic reserves may be submitted to the library via email at

Foley Library will make use of Fair Use provisions (codified in Section 107 of the Copyright Act) in placing materials on electronic reserves.

In cases in which an item’s use exceeds fair use, Foley Library will assist faculty members in obtaining copyright permission. This includes the Library seeking and paying for permission from the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and directly from rights holders.

For more information about placing items on Electronic Reserve, please visit Electronic Reserves Information on MyGU.

Electronic Course Reserves Policy