Instructors have the option to place required and/or recommended materials on Reserve in the library for use by students in their classes.
Materials, such as books or DVDs, can be checked out from the Circulation desk for a shortened loan period.
Faculty and staff: See Reserve Information for Faculty for instructions and guidelines.
Find reserve items
Search materials on Reserve in IUCAT Class Reserves. You can search by keyword, title, instructor, course number, or course name.
Borrow reserve items
Reserce materials may be picked up at the Circulation desk in the library.
Items placed on Reserve have shortened loan periods and higher overdue fines to ensure materials are promptly returned so other students may also use them.
Instructors can choose one of the following loan periods for each item placed on Reserve:
- 2, 3, or 4-hour loan (accures overdue fine of $0.60 per hour per item, including overnight hours and other hours the library is closed)
- 24-hour loan: item must be returned to the Circulation desk before it closes the day after the item was checked out (accrues overdue fine of $0.75 per day per item)
- 4-day loan (accrues overdue fine of $0.75 per day per item)