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Faculty Services: Faculty Services


To put library material on course reserve, fill out this form.

To request a library class or research session, see below.


Reserve Policy


Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Course Reserve Updates:

  • For the best student experience, please use hard copy reserves only when necessary.  Please consider making all required course materials available online.
  • If you need assistance acquiring excerpts from books for your Moodle site, please contact
  • DVD’s that are on reserve still circulate. Their loan period is now 24 hours.

Placing Materials on Reserve:

  • A Reserve Request Form is needed for each item.
  • Reserve requests for items in the library's collection should be submitted at least one week before they will be needed. Items not in the library's collection should be requested even earlier, as it may take several weeks to order and process. 
  • Reserve requests need to be submitted and updated each semester.
  • For information on adding, or linking, material to your Moodle Course click here.
  • Personal copies are no longer being accepted. If you wish to place a book or DVD on course reserve that the library does not own, you can either 1) request that we purchase a copy using the purchase request form, or 2) donate your personal copy to the library.

Copyright Guidelines for Reserve Material:

  • U.S. copyright law governs the reproduction of copyrighted materials. 
  • The Fair Use and Educational Use provisions of copyright law allow materials to be reproduced in many cases. There are cases in which the copyright holder’s permission is required.
  • Reproducing electronic material may be limited by copyright law and/or license agreements. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Access Services Librarian.

Library Classes 

In addition to offering individual assistance at the Reference Desk and research consultations by appointment, librarians provide library orientation classes for all levels.  

  • Introduction to library resources & services for all freshman students in English 106, 110, 210 
  • Advanced classes on specialized resources for upper division undergraduates or graduate students

In a library class, a librarian may take a sample topic through several steps in library research including stating a research problem, selecting search terms, searching the online catalog, consulting background sources, accessing library databases and the Internet, and evaluating the search results. Librarians may also describe access to resources beyond the College Library. A good time for such instruction is when students are starting work on a term paper or several weeks before a research project is due.

To request a library or research session for English 106, 110, or 210 contact Sarah Sheehan.

To request a library or research session for a specific subject or major contact your subject librarian.