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Faculty Information Guide: Course Reserves

Textbook Reserves

Please fill out the Textbook Reserve Request form and return it to the library along with the textbook(s). Students may borrow these materials for 3 hours for use within the library. Textbooks stay on reserve for the entire academic year.

When donating texts:  

  • Please no workbooks or lab books. 
  • Exercise caution when donating textbooks with answer keys. Consult your department head if you have concerns.
  • Textbooks will be cataloged, bar coded and theft protected.
  • Use one form for each course/section. Each form permits up to 5 items. 
  • To donate textbooks, please fill out the Textbook Reserve Request Form and submit it to the library circulation desk along with a copy of the text. 
    • Faculty may pick up textbooks at the end of the Academic Year if desired.
    • Allow a minimum of 5 business days for processing the materials before informing students of availabilty. Additional time for processing is appreciated.

Contact the Library Circulation Department at extension 8330 with any questions.

Placing non-textbook materials on reserve

  • Complete the online Reserve Request Form to place 6 or fewer items on reserve.
  • To place more than 6 items, or personal items on reserve, see the box below.
  • Please allow 1 week after returning the form before notifying students of availability.
  • Deliver departmental materials to be placed on reserve to the library along with a printed Reserve Request Form..

For questions regarding course reserves, contact the Library Circulation Desk at  extension 8330.

Adding more than 6 items or personal items to course reserves?

  • Complete a Reserve Request Form, available below, to place up to 32 items on reserve
  • Return the form to the Circulation Desk in the library
    • Save it and send as an email attachment to the library circulation desk.
    • Print the form and send it to the library circulation desk via Interoffice mail.
    • For personal/departmental items, deliver the form and the items to the library.