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About Course Reserves

Loan Periods

Checkout periods for course reserves are 3 hours. These items can be kept overnight if they're checked out within 3 hours of the library’s closing time. Items kept overnight are due 1 hour after the library opens.

Course reserves are first-come, first-served and cannot be recalled, held, or renewed. Renewals are allowed based on availability.

Find Course Reserves

From the 1Search box on the library homepage, select Course Reserves.

Type in your Course Identifier and Number or instructor name (last name, first name). Be sure to put a space between the identifier and number (e.g. WR 121).

The 1Search box on the library homepage. "Course Reserves", the second tab, is selected. The search box has been filled in with the text "WR 121".

The item's record indicates whether it's available as a physical item (like a book) or online (like an ebook). Physical items indicate the location they're available, while online items can be viewed through the catalog link. Viewing online items may require logging in with your ONID.

Two course reserve items. The first one, "Habits of the Creative Mind" is a print book available at the Valley Library in Corvallis. The second item, "'They Say, I Say'": The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing" is available online through 1Search.

Course Reserves has more information on locating, accessing, and requesting course reserves.