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Course Reserves Overview

What are course reserves?

Course reserves are supplemental materials reserved by faculty for the use of students in a particular class.  The library uses a system known as E-Reserve to manage the course reserves service . Materials placed on reserve are available at the Library Circulation Desk located on the 5th floor of the One Main Building.  Course reserve materials are for in-library use only, and have loan periods ranging from 1-3 hours.  Course reserve material may also be available electronically; electronic reserve courses require course-level password authentication.  

Who can place materials on reserve?

The library's course reserves service is intended for UHD faculty.

What types of materials can be placed on reserve?

  • Books (owned by the library or faculty)
  • Book chapters or excerpts8 (10% or less of a copyrighted book is the Fair Use standard)
  • Print journal articles*
  • Electronic journal articles found in UHD library databases (subject to license)*
  • Newspaper portions or excerpts*
  • Original student projects or papers* (Original Materials Permission Form Required)
  • Course syllabi, lecture notes, and tests*
  • Electronic files, i.e. Power Point slides, spreadsheets, Word documents, etc.*
  • Videos, DVDs, Audio Books, and Music CDs

*These items can be scanned for your convenience by the library and reserved electronically

What types of materials cannot be placed on reserve?

  • Material categorized as “consumables.” These include: workbooks, lab manuals and test answer sheets – any item designed to be filled out and used by one person.
  • Materials obtained through Interlibrary Loan or borrowed from other schools, including the UH main campus or the UH Clear Lake campus. 
  • Photocopies or scans of entire books or other materials. 

 

Contact Us

For further assistance with the Course Reserves service, please contact us at:

Phone: 713-223-7966

E-mail: libraryreserves@uhd.edu

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