A quick guide to electronic and course reserves.

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Course Reserves

Books, articles, government documents, videotapes, audio recordings, and other materials may be placed on reserve at the Access Services Desk. Course reserves are restricted to currently enrolled students. Typically materials are placed on a 2-hour reserve check-out.

Items that cannot be placed on course reserve:

  • Prospector, Interlibrary Loans, and movie rentals
  • Copied movies
  • Copied audio recordings
  • Multiple copies of an article
  • Expired off air tapes
  • Course packs


Electronic Reserves

E-Reserves Discontinuation

The library will discontinue e-reserves at the end of this fiscal year (May 1, 2022).  Faculty who used e-reserves in their course during the 2021-2022 academic year, will receive their course data via direct email in April and May so that course materials can be transferred into Worldclass.  For past users (pre-summer 2021) of e-reserves, please contact if you would like to recover any data.  Any questions can also be directed to


Getting Started

Welcome to the Reserves Guide.  Use the tabs on the left of this page to find guidelines, reserve forms, and copyright information. For help please see the Ask Us section.

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