Course Reserves

Placing items on course reserve allows your instructor to provide access to the material required for assignments to all students enrolled in a particular class. There are two types of course reserve collections:

Borrowing Physical Reserves

Reserve items are placed on reserve each semester/session and are located in the reserve stacks behind the Library Services desk.

Loan Periods for Physical Reserves

To ensure that every student is afforded access, loan periods on reserve items are typically very brief. They are determined by your instructor and can be any one of the following:

Reserve items cannot be renewed.

Fines for Overdue Physical Reserve Material

Because all material on course reserve needs to be available to a large number of students, overdue charges will be levied against items returned late. Students are responsible for the timely return of all reserve items borrowed, whether or not any reminder or notice is received from the library.

Accessing E-Reserves

General Copyright Statement Regarding Course Reserves

Copyrighted materials made available via course reserve (both print and electronic) are for use in class, related course study outside of class, and course research. The use of copyrighted materials in all formats, including the creation, online delivery, and use of digital copies of copyrighted materials submitted for course reserve, must be in compliance with U.S. copyright law. To learn more about your responsibilities when using copyrighted material in course reserves, please consult the Bentley Library Course Reserve Copyright Policy.