If dates are listed below, reserve requests submitted on that date are currently being processed in order of receipt. Lists from previous dates may still be in progress.
2 business days
UGL & Central Circ:
2 business days
2 business days
2 business days
Spring Reserves became active on January 7.
Collection Management Services (CMS) is responsible for a variety of services within the University Library, including electronic course reserves (e-reserves), print reserve processing for the Undergraduate Library and Central Circulation and media reserve processing for the Undergraduate Library, course and research related media acquisitions, media cataloging, gift materials processing, and remote storage at the Oak Street Library Facility. CMS was formed by combining staff from two units: Information Processing & Management (IPM) and Oak Street High Density Storage.
A growing part of the unit responsibilities is to provide services relating to large-scale collection management, whether they be transfers, retrospective cataloging projects, physical shifts of collections, or some combination of all three. Almost all such projects have multiple benefits in terms of access for patrons and inventory control, and in some instances quite unique hidden collections have been discovered and made available. Though the large projects often use a great deal of the available time and resources, CMS also makes it a priority to assist smaller libraries and staff not accustomed to the transfer process whenever time permits, so there is rather long laundry list of smaller projects which were either completed or represent ongoing needs. Included in that list this past year was sending 24,000 items from the deck 8 “out of sequence” area which had been selected in the past for transfer to Oak Street, sending 14,000 items from the Education and Social Sciences Library to Oak Street in preparation for the larger New Service Model merger planned for fall 2012, providing ongoing assistance to Art & Architecture by transferring 3,300 items from stacks to Oak Street, and working with the Veterinary Medicine Library to transfer 1,650 items. Many additional projects fell into the several hundred to a few thousand volume range. In total, CMS transferred 340,667 items to Oak Street High Density Storage in Fiscal Year 2011-2012.
CMS processes all electronic course reserves (e-reserves) for the campus, print reserves for the Undergraduate Library and Central Circulation, media reserves for the Undergraduate Library, and audio reserves in conjunction with the Music and Performing Arts Library. The Library pays any necessary copyright permission fees associated with this service. Reserve requests for the current semester are usually processed within two business days unless the request list is very extensive. Please allow additional turnaround time at the beginning of the semester.
CMS acquires media materials requested for course instruction and research, including streaming media. CMS also catalogs most media formats for the Library. The Streaming Media page not only provides access to the Library's streaming media collection, but has links to many publicly available resources.
The University of Illinois Library accepts gifts-in-kind to help provide additional materials that might not otherwise be available to users. Gifts to the Library benefit students and researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and thousands of researchers and citizens throughout Illinois, the nation and the world. Responsible stewardship of gifts of material to the Library collection is as important to the general vitality of our Library as are the purchases we make. In addition, the Library is able to develop important friendships with donors, who often continue to find ways to enhance our Library and its collections and services.
Oak Street High Density Storage at the Oak Street Library Facility provides remote storage for less-used Library materials, as well as materials that require ideal preservation conditions. More than three million volumes are held at Oak Street High Density Storage. Materials are selected based on criteria developed by subject bibliographers in the Library, often in consultation with teaching faculty. You can place requests for items located in Oak Street High Density Storage via the Library's online catalog, and designate either a specific pick-up location or ask to have the material delivered through campus mail. Turnaround time for receiving material from Oak Street High Density Storage is comparable to other UIUC campus libraries.