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Library books, audiovisual materials, and personally owned items may be placed on reserve at the Circulation Desk to be checked out during the semester by students enrolled in a course. These items check out for short periods of time and are shelved behind the Circulation Desk.

General Information

Check-out length options for students :

  • 2 hours
  • 4 hours
  • 1 day
  • 3 days

Books and audiovisual materials borrowed through outside sources such as Interlibrary Loan or Summit cannot be placed on reserve.

Non-circulating items such as periodicals or reference materials cannot be placed on reserve.

Materials from the Willamette Libraries

Three ways to place Willamette-owned items on reserve:
  • Retrieve library items from the stacks and submit them directly to the Circulation Desk with a Reserve Request Form available in the library.
  • Fill out the Reserve Request Form online and we will retrieve the items for you.
  • E-mail with a list of items that you would like to be placed on reserve. For each item, please include the title, call number, the desired check-out length, and the course name/number.

Personal Copies

Your personal materials may be placed on reserve. Please bring them to the Circulation Desk along with a completed form. These items will have a call number and barcode attached to them. Some amount of wear and tear should be expected when an item is put on reserve. The library is not responsible for personal copies that are lost or damaged by students. Upon your request, items can be restricted to in-library use only.

Textbooks on Reserve

Faculty are able to place personal copies of required textbooks on reserve for their students. In general, textbooks are not commonly purchased for the library collection.  

Access Services Librarian

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Charity Braceros-Simon
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301