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Course Reserves Guide

A guide about course reserves

Course Reserves Introduction

Course reserves are items, either owned by the library or the instructor, deemed important for a particular course that are placed on reserve at the Help Desk.  

Items may include books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and kits.  These items are given loan periods as short as two hours or as long as a week depending on the preference of the faculty member.

Use the tabs on the left to learn more!

Quick Facts

  • Course reserves are typically given a loan period of two hours and are restircted to use in the library.
  • An item  that is either owned by the library or the instructor can be placed on course reserve.
  • Course reserve items can include DVDs, books, ebooks, kits, and articles (subject to our copyright policy).
  • All course reserves can be browsed or searched using Syrup.
  • Questions about reserves can be sent to Chris Condon, Access Services Manager, at