Instructors may place physical or electronic course materials on reserve for student use.
Reserve materials will be removed from reserve at the end of each semester, if not renewed. It is the instructor's responsibility to initiate a renewal request, which can be done by submitting a new online reserve request form. Materials owned by WSU Libraries must be returned to regular circulation during any semester in which the course is not being taught.
Personal items cannot be protected from the wear and tear of heavy use. Personal copies must be marked and barcoded for use with our circulation system. The library cannot assume responsibility for replacing personal copies which are stolen or damaged.
Hard Copy reserves include library books, personal books, library media, and personal media. Instructors may choose the circulation period of these items (2 hour in library use only, 2 hour may leave the library, 1 day, 3 day, 7 day).
*If the instructor declines to choose a loan period the Reserves Unit will default item loan period to 2 hour in library use only.
E-reserves may consist of articles, book excerpts, chapters, links to online resources, notes, old exams, syllabi and other course materials. Canvas is required for use of e-reserves, as students must authenticate through Canvas and click a link to access the course reserves program. Instructors who wish to use e-reserves should submit their reserve requests to the library using the online course reserves request form and set up the Course Reserves Reading List in Canvas.
While each library on campus houses a Reserves Unit, the primary Reserves Unit is located at the main circulation desk on the First Floor of Holland and Terrell Libraries.
Visit: The Main Circulation Desk-Holland and Terrell Libraries
Using the Online Reserve Request Form.
Campus Mail (for Reserves in Holland and Terrell Library)
Route an interdepartmental envelope to Reserves-5610. Please include a Reserve Request Form for each item.
At any of our Libraries at the Reserve services desk.