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Library Orientation for Faculty: Reserves

Course Reserves Overview

Please contact Charles Gallagher to put items on course reserve. 

If you have digital resources to share, we recommend you use Canvas to upload documents for your students.  

Charles F. Gallagher
Course Reserves Manager
(301) 447-5245 

Course Reserves

 Course Reserves Policy for Faculty                                                                                  

Course Reserves Procedures

  • Please provide a copy of your course syllabus with the list of items to be placed on reserve, using the Reserve Form (see Course Reserve Document section).
  • Any library materials which faculty want to place on reserve must be presented to the library staff when the Reserve Form and course syllabus is submitted.  
  • Please identify your personal copies when you submit them; a barcode, call number, and Course Reserves sticker will be placed on each book.
  • *Note that materials borrowed from other libraries will not be placed on Course Reserve*
  • After the first two weeks of the semester, please allow 48 hours for processing Reserve Lists.  Books/audiovisual materials received after 8:00 p.m. on Thursday will not be placed on Reserve until the following Sunday afternoon.

 Course Reserves Options:

  • Closed - Book/audio material are checked out to patron’s library account for two hours. A form of collateral (Mount ID, Driver’s License, etc.) will be kept by the library to ensure the return of library material.
  • 3 Day Course Reserve- Library materials are checked out to a patron’s account for three days.

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