Material is placed on Reserve by instructors to assure its availability and accessibility for class use. **During the Library remodel, Reserves will be kept in H130. Reserve items may be borrowed by Harper students, faculty and staff. Items on reserve may include:
- Library material.
- Reprints (The Library is not responsible for these items).
- Instructor's additional material (The Library is not responsible for these items).
- Some items are on reserve to prevent loss.
The loan periods of Reserve materials are:
- 2 hours: Materials are signed out for that period and are usually for Room Use Only.
- Overnight Materials circulate for one day including the day the item is checked out. The following day is the due date.
- 3 days: Materials circulate for three days including the day the item is checked out, the following day, and the third day, which is the due date.
- 1 week: Materials circulate for seven days from the day checked out.
- Electronic: Materials are accessible through the online catalog.
- Reserve material may not be renewed.
- Faculty, staff, and administrators are required to adhere to reserve loan periods and restrictions.
Procedure for Putting Items on Reserve for Teachers
- Collect the materials you want to put on reserve and bring them with you when you submit your Reserve request
- Please remember that your students may not be the only patrons who wish to use items on a particular topic. We ask that you do not to put every item the Library owns, on a subject, on Reserve.
- You may place your own materials on reserve, provided that that it does not violate copyright law.
- Fill out the reserve item form available at the circulation desk or using the following Form
- Items gathered for reserve can usually be processed and given a status of "Reserve" within 24 hours of the Library's receiving it.
- Please e-mail Kristin Allen (x6062) with questions.
Procedure for Putting Items on Electronic Reserve for Teachers
- Collect the materials or citations you want to put on electronic reserve.
- You may place your own materials on electronic reserve, provided that it does not violate copyright law. For non-library items, or items not currently available through the library databases, faculty will need to show fair use compliance or a letter of permission to use the items electronically.
- Fill out the reserve item form available at the circulation desk, or via the U drive. (U:\Forms\LRC\ereserves.rtf) E-mail the form to Kristin Allen (x6062), or drop it off at the Library Checkout desk.
- The library will check citations for online availability, download, scan and post them in the Library Catalog Course Reserves section.
- Items gathered for reserve can usually be processed and given a status of "Reserve" within 48 hours of the Library's receiving it.
- Please e-mail or phone Kristin Allen (x6062) with questions.