Answered By: Clarissa Mansfield
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2023     Views: 180

In Western Libraries, material on reserve can be used in the Reserve area. To be removed from the Reserve area all items must be checked out. Your Western Card is required to borrow any library material, including material on reserve.


Course Reserve Loan periods: 

  • Physical Print materials - 1 day, 3 days, or 7 days 

  • DVDs and other media - 1 day 

  • Ebooks – usually 1 day (determined by publisher) 

  • Digital reserves - 2 hours (Interested? Contact us!)


  • in the Music Library, all items on Course Reserve are two-hour/in-library use only. 

  • Fines are charged for overdue course reserve items at a rate of $2.00 per hour.

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