Course Reserves

For Students: How to Access

Check the Library Catalog (InfoHawk+) to see if your textbook is listed.  Searches can be done by course title/number, instructor’s name, or book title.

Can find your book?  Check ICON to access the reserve readings for your course.


For Instructors: Place Materials on Reserve

Place materials on reserve by filling out the the form below or emailing  Lichtenberger Engineering Library (

  • The standard loan time is 2 hours.  Instructors may request an extended loan period of 1 or 3 days.
  • At an Instructor’s request, materials can be restricted to use only within the library.
  • Submit materials early! During busy periods, reservations can take several days to process.
  • If the library needs to order materials, they may require 4 to 6 weeks to arrive.

Note: The library can put personal copies on reserve but they may be damaged due to heavy use, occasionally stolen, or may not be returned by a borrower. The Libraries cannot replace missing or damaged personal materials. 

Online Journal Articles/Electronic Books

  • Instructors can place print materials and media on course reserve for use by students. E-reserves (online video, PDFs or links to e-articles) are made available to students through ICON.


It is the instructor’s responsibility to find out if materials fall within the “fair use” definition for teaching:

Engineering Course Reserve

    Physical item will be added to physical course reserve section in Engineering Library. Scan Request the Library Staff with work with instructor to provide the scanned material