|The Reserves is
located on the first floor of the Robert L. Carothers Library & Learning Commons
at the Circulation Desk. The
Reserves Collection contains material designated by University faculty as high-use or
required readings for specific courses. Items on Reserve for a course may include books,
articles from periodicals, or special items loaned by faculty. A number of high-use items
unrelated to specific courses are also located on Reserve.
||Learn more about our
Electronic Reserves Service!
|Through the Librarys E-Reserves service, reserve material can be made available
and Instructors: Reserves forms are now available for
downloading in .pdf format!
The Reserves collection is available during regular
Anyone possessing a valid library card may borrow materials
from the Reserves Collection. Borrowing privileges will be denied to anyone with an
outstanding library bill.
Restrictions on use
Restrictions are determined by the faculty member who placed
the material on Reserve or by the Librarys Reserves staff.
- Library Use Only:
- 2 hour loan. Items may not be taken out of the Library.
- Open Reserves:
- Items may be taken out of the Library for periods ranging
from one day to one week.
Borrowers are limited to
two items at a time from the Reserves Collection.
How to request materials
Items on Reserve are listed in the HELIN library catalog. Items can be searched by course code,
course title, and instructor. Materials on each list are arranged alphabetically by title.
Step-by-step instructions on requesting materials on reserve or e-reserve can be found in
the user guide Accessing
The fine for overdue material is $1.00 per HOUR for Library
Use Only Reserve items and $1.00 per DAY for Open Reserve items. Unpaid fines
for overdue items will result in a suspension of borrowing privileges. An item overdue
five days will be considered lost. The borrower will be billed for the average cost of an
item plus a processing charge. Borrowing privileges are automatically suspended and
sanctions will be applied by the registrar until the bill for the lost item(s) is settled.
If an item is found and returned at a later time, a refund will be made for the price of
the item with an overdue fine deducted.
Reserves List Request Form - Submission Instructions for Faculty
The Reserves List Request Form is a writable PDF. If you have Adobe's Acrobat X Professional software installed on your computer, fill out the form and save it to your desktop. You can then submit the completed form as an e-mail attachment to the e-mail below. If you do not have the software - proceed as you normally would: print the form and fill it out and submit it at the Circulation Desk. Thanks.
The contact person for Reserves is Liz Smith. Liz can be reached
by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (401)