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Course Reserves

This LibGuide will help students and faculty access Course Reserve services and materials.

Deadline Date for Submitting Course Reserve requests

Summer session II 2024: Friday, June 14th

Fall semester 2024: Friday, August 16th

Faculty are strongly encouraged to submit course reserve processing requests by the deadline date. All submissions after the deadline date will be processed in order of receipt and may take longer for processing after classes have begun. In addition, any course reserve requests that include new library purchases may take up to 2 weeks for processing.

Course reserve processing requests after classes have begun may take up to 7 business days for processing. 

Course Reserves

The Borrowing Services desk maintains a collection of materials placed on reserve by faculty to ensure that required course reading is available to students. Reserve material can be borrowed from 3 hours to 1 week. A valid RIC ID is required to borrow reserve materials.

The Borrowing Services desk is located on the 3rd floor of the library. Reserve material is available all the hours the library is open and in some cases 24/7 via electronic reserves from the library's website.

Access Reserve Lists

Reserve lists can be accessed from the library's website by the professor's last name or course. In addition, some Reserve material can be accessed electronically from Reserve lists.

Contact Information

Reserves Phone: 401-456-8126

Brian Baker, Reserves Supervisor: 401-456-8182