Reserves

Material that is required or recommended for a class, or is otherwise in high demand, may be added to the reserves collection.  

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Reserves Guidelines

It generally takes staff  2 business days (Monday-Friday) to process reserves requests. Our busiest time is at the start of a term, and all requests are handled on a first come, first served basis. We expedite all requests, but ask that you submit them in a timely manner to allow time for processing.  Requests can be submitted online or in person at the Library, using the available forms.

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Copyright Guidelines

Material in the reserves collection must meet fair-use guidelines. Otherwise, instructors must seek copyright permission for any reserve material that does not fall under fair-use guidelines, or for material that will be used in subsequent semesters. 

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Electronic Reserves (ERes) Submission Form

Material from the electronic reserves collection is available online 24/7 and is password protected. This collection can also be linked to GaelLearn (Moodle). Material can be submitted using this form at least two business days (Monday-Friday) before it will be needed, possibly longer at the beginning of the term when we are busiest. Please call (925) 631-8033 for more information.

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Traditional (Print/Media) Reserves Submission Form

Material from the traditional (print/media) reserves collection is available for check-out during all hours the library is open, with loan periods ranging from 2-hours to 1-week. Use this form to submit library-owned material at least two business days (Monday-Friday) before it will be needed. Please call (925) 631-4665 for more information.

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Reserves Form (PDF)

Print and fill out this form in advance to submit requests in person at the Library. Hardcopies of this form are available at the Circulation Desk.