I'm faculty; how do I put a book or video on course reserve for my class?

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Material that is required or recommended reading, viewing or listening, or otherwise in high demand for a class, may be placed in the Traditional (print & media) Reserves Collection, which is housed in the Library and available for checkout during all open hours. You can submit a Traditional Reserves Request if the library has a copy of the item or if you have a personal copy of the item you can put on reserve for the term. If neither you nor the library has a copy of the item, you may contact your Subject Librarian to see if the Library can purchase the item. If it is required reading, it may also be possible for the Library to purchase the item from Textbook Collection funds.


Material placed in the ERes (electronic reserves) Collection has the advantage of being available to students 24/7, and may include articles from journals, chapters from books and test keys, along with other material that can be scanned. Upon request, ERes material can be linked to Moodle course pages. Instructors also have the option of making physical copies of ERes material available in the Traditional  Reserves Collection. 

The Library follows fair-use guidelines when placing material on reserve. For information regarding fair-use and copyright guidelines, course reserve policies, and access to traditional and electronic reservesubmission forms, please visit the Reserves Homepage at:   http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/library/course-reserves 


To submit Electronic Reserves (ERes) Requests:   http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/node/17692

To submit Traditional Reserves Requests:   http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/node/8823


And a quick reminder: 
It's extremely busy at the start of a term, and reserve requests are handled on a first come, first served basis. We do our very best to expedite all requests, but ask that you please submit them in a timely manner to allow two business days for processing. 

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. We are here to help!