Reserves are books, articles, videos and other materials assigned by your instructor.
Course Reserves Frequently Asked Questions
How do I access E-Reserves (Electronic Reserves)?
E-Reserve materials are only accessible through course-specific, password-protected pages. Only your instructor can give you the password for your class. Library staff cannot share passwords with students.
To find E-Reserve materials, search by course number, course name, or instructor or ask your instructor.
How do I borrow something on Reserve?
Books and media reserve items are held at your library’s service desk. To borrow something, you’ll need your PantherCard or a government-issued photo ID.
How do I find the call number of a Reserve item?
How long can I keep a Reserve item?
Reserves can be borrowed for two hours, three days or one week. Your instructor decides on the loan period for each item. When you check out reserve materials, the library staff member will let you know when they’re due back. The loan period for all media reserves is six hours.
How many Reserve items can I check out at a time?
- Books: 2 items
- Media [DVD, CD, etc.]: 1 item
What if I return a Reserve item late?
Overdue fines vary according to the loan period. Books on loan for two hours are charged $5 per hour and books on loan for three days or one week are charged $5 per day. Media on loan for six hours are charged $5 per hour.
I'm an instructor. How do I request items be put on Reserve?
See our Course Reserves for Faculty page for policies and procedures.