The Reserve Collection is made up of books and materials set aside by professors to ensure student access throughout the academic semester. Books and materials in the Reserve Collection can only be consulted hourly, daily, or several times a week according to status and availability.
Reserve materials loan periods are 2 hours, 1 day, 3 days, or 2 hours/overnight as determined by your instructor.
Ask for Reserve materials at the Circulation Desk.
Killam Library's Reserve service allows instructors to place books and articles on reserve for class use. Reserves may consist of required or recommended reading and help to ensure free access to books and materials that may otherwise be charged out, hard to locate, or out-of-print.Please keep the following items in mind when placing Reserve Requests:
Reserve requests can be made in person or via campus email.
Things to remember about copyright compliance: The Right of First Sale allows us to place any library or personally-owned book on Reserve. However, copyright law contains many controversial sections. Please refer to the Fair Use guidelines to determine what constitutes permissible copyright use.