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6pm - 1:30am

Placing Items on Course Reserve

Please allow one week for reserve items to be processed.


  1. Search our Catalog or Citation Linker to see if we own the item.
    • Items on shelf: Choose "Place on Course Reserve" from the full information screen. (Video example)
    • E-books: see linking in ANGEL to create links that will work for off-campus users.
  2. For articles: Search our content available online.


  1. Print and fill out the Request to add Books/Media form
  2. Bring the form and your copy to the Reserves Desk.


  1. Fill out the Scanning Request form
  2. After submitting the request you will see a message with a 6-digit transaction number.
  3. Note this transaction number on the physical item (a Post-It is fine) and
  4. Bring a hard copy over to the Reserves Desk or Interlibrary Loan office (rm. 119)
  5. We will email you an accessible PDF that you can then upload to your ANGEL page. See ANGEL support for help
  6. Your item will be available at the Circulation Desk upon completion of scanning.


  • If you don't own a copy, you can suggest that the library purchase one for the collection.

Important Copyright Information - click here for more information

The copyright law of the United States governs the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include- (1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work; (3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.

Last Updated 10/21/2014