Course reserves are materials that instructors place in the Library for their students to use during the semester. Reserves are available in print at the circulation desk for Room Use only.
These may be items owned by the instructor, copies of class notes or tests, or materials owned by the Library. Your instructor’s syllabus should reflect which items are on reserve. No periodicals or reference materials will be placed on reserve as they will always be available in the library. However, photocopies of articles can be placed on reserve for one semester.
Students keeping library owned reserve items longer than the specified period of time will be charged $1.00 per day overdue. If a library owned item on reserve is lost by a student, replacement costs of the item plus a $5.00 processing fee will be charged to the student. If an instructor's personal copy is lost by the student, the instructor will decide the consequences for the student.
There are two kinds of holds associated with the library:
You may place a hold for a book or other item owned by the library if another patron has the item checked out. Request the hold from a library staff member. When the item has been returned to the library, you will be contacted by library staff to pick up the item.
The library reserves the right to place a hold on student accounts for the following reasons:
- The student has not returned library property.
- The student has returned library property but did not pay their library fine.
- The student has used Interlibrary Loan (ILL) but has not returned the item in a timely manner.
Library Holds are entered in CAMS and will prohibit the student from registering for classes and receiving transcripts. Once all financial obligations with the library are cleared, the hold will be cleared.