Course Reserves for Students

Course Reserves Information

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Queue Status

  • 8/4/2020 - Electronic reserves are available for fall quarter, but availability of physical reserves (books and DVDs) is not likely.
  • If you need an update about your reserves request, please contact Course Reserves staff.

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Course Reserves for Students

How do I locate course reserves lists?

Log in to the Canvas page for your course and look for the navigation tab “Course Reserves” on the left side of the page. Links to physical items (books and videos) will show call numbers and availability. Links to electronic items (articles, book chapters, ebooks, streaming media, external content) will open in a new browser window.


Canvas Course Reserves

Also see the Canvas Demo Page

Where are physical reserves shelved?

What are the loan periods for physical reserves?

Are there fines for overdue reserve material?

Can I request additions to reserve lists?

Can't library staff just look up reserves information for me at the circulation desk?

What about damaged books/missing pages/defective videos?

What about broken links to electronic material?