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Placing Materials on Reserve

Place Items on Reserve For Your Students

Requests for Course Reserves materials should include:

  • A detailed citation of each item you need to provide your students (Title, Author, Publisher, page numbers, etc.)
  • Dates you need each item available to students. eadlines and scheduled priorities to ensure students will have timely access and to allow Reserves staff sufficient processing time
  • Reserves staff be given access to the Canvas course to add necessary materials

Examples of Course Reserves materials include:

  • Streaming video and audio files
  • Scanned book chapters and articles
  • Links to online content
  • Links to licensed databases
  • Instructional guides for academic disciplines
  • Scanned book chapters, articles and webpages

Send us your Course Reserve Requests Early

Receive Highest Priority

  • Submit requests 2 weeks before semester begins.
  • Taking summer off? Send us your Fall requests before you leave.
  • Otherwise, requests will be processed in order received

Setting up your Online Reserves

  • Once your online reserves are ready, you will receive an email with the link to your online reserves.
  • Add this link to your Canvas course
  • Need Help?
    We can help you set up your course reserve in Canvas

Reserves available at ASKus

  • Once your request is sent, we will locate library items.
  • You may also place your personal resource on reserve for your students to use.
  • The items will be available at the ASKus desk in your designated branch library
  • Designate the length of time a student may borrow the item, including limiting the item to building use.

ASKus About Course Reserves

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