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Course Reserves: Guide

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Course Reserves are materials such as books, films, textbooks, and other documents that the library has set aside at the request of course instructors. These materials are usually required or recommended for specific courses. Course Reserves materials may be checked out for two hours for use inside the library.

Find Course Reserves in GIL-Findthe library's online catalog.

Go to the GIL-Find from the library's homepage.

Change the drop-down menu on the search window from GIL-Find to Course Reserves.

Then, search by

  • the title of the item
  • the author
  • the instructor's name, or
  • the course (for example, ENGL 1102).

A library staff member will retrieve the item from the Course Reserves located behind the Circulation Desk. Materials are arranged by Call Number.

Materials may be checked out for two hours, but may not leave the library.


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Find the GIL-Find link on the library's homepage at

screenshot of Gil-find home page

Search by the title of the item, the author, the instructor's name or the course (for example, ENGL 1102).screenshot of course reserves search

Course Reserves are located behind the Circulation Desk and are arranged by Call Number.