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Course Reserves: Hard Copy Reserve

Print Reserve


  •     Circulating Books from UA Libraries collection
  •     Instructor-provided Materials
  •     Reference Materials
  •     Government Documents

Checkout Time (Select one)

  • 2 Hours
  • 4 Hours
  • 1 Day
  • 3 Days
  • 7 Days


Print materials may be found at Bierce and S&T Libraries behind the circulation desk.

Additional Information

  • Only professors may request Course Reserve materials; however, students are encouraged to talk with their professors if they need access to materials.
  • Materials stay on course reserves for at least a semester. The eligibility of materials is reviewed around finals week.
  • If you know you will need course materials for longer than a semester, you may request the item be placed on Permanent Reserve, which will keep the materials in the library for 3 years.

Looking up Course Reserves

Search for Course Reserve books in the University Library's catalog by limiting to the Course Reserve collection (as detailed above), or by searching on the Reserves tab.

  • Course Reserve items can be searched by Professor Name and Course Name / Course Number.

  • Books may also be searched by Title (or ISBN / Call number), and the results will show whether it is available as a Course Reserve.

  • ISBN, OCLC Numbers, and Call numbers may provide more accurate results.

Request Course Reserves

Professors may request their course materials to be placed on reserve

(a) online via the forms linked below or

(b) by visiting the circulation desk at either Bierce Library or S&T Library.

Request a Print Book

Request a CD or DVD

Request ERES Article