Collection Management Services Website

Reserve Processing for current term

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

Funk ACES:
2 business days

Grainger Engineering:
2 business days

Spring Reserves became active on January 14.

Placing Materials on Reserve


All electronic reserves across the Library are processed by Collection Management Services. 

The forms for book and media reserves on this page are specific to the following locations:

Please note that book reserve requests submitted for the Funk ACES and Grainger Engineering Libraries are processed by the staff of those libraries, not Collection Management Services. Therefore, any questions or problems relating to Funk ACES or Grainger Engineering reserves need to be directed to the appropriate staff in that location.

If you wish to place materials on reserve at any location not included in this list, please contact the staff at that library directly.



This page contains:

For detailed information about reserves, please see one of the following pages:



Reserve Request Forms

Please submit a separate request for each course and reserve format (e-reserves, books, or media).

A bibliography may be attached to any of these forms, rather than entering citations.


Electronic Reserve Request Forms

Reuse Request Webform | MSWord

Starting Summer 2013, all e-reserves will be accessed through the new Electronic Reserves System.

Still images can now be placed on e-reserve. Click here for information on how to use ARTstor for still images in the classroom and reserves.

Video clips and streaming video can now be placed on e-reserve.

Audio e-reserves are processed by CMS in collaboration with the Music and Performing Arts Library.

Help using the new e-reserve system can be found at our Reserves Libguide.


Book Reserve Request Forms

Webform | MSWord


Media Reserve Request Forms

Webform | MSWord


Reserve Purchase Request Form




Submitting Reserve Requests

Reserve requests may be submitted in one of five ways

Please note that we have no public service desk to meet with you in person, and telephone requests are not accepted due to the complexity of the information required.


Submitting physical materials


Online ticketing system


Reserves do not become active in advance



Reusing Reserves

Many faculty/instructors find it convenient to use most of the same reserve materials each time they teach a class.  To make this easier, we email all of our current instructors toward the end of the semester asking about carrying over reserve materials.


Reusing E-reserves


Carrying Over Physical Reserves