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Course Reserves for Faculty

Available at both Case-Geyer and Cooley Science libraries, course materials can be made available in print or electronically via Moodle.

You can forward all Case-Geyer questions here and all Cooley questions here.

General Information

Online Library Reserves Form

Printable Library Reserves Form

  • Items placed on reserve must adhere to the Libraries’ Copyright Policy
  • To guarantee that reserves are available for the beginning of the semester, submit reserves materials in a timely fashion. 
    • After all initial submissions have been processed, staff are normally able to make reserve items available within two business days of submission.
  • Materials submitted without a complete bibliographic citation or a completed reserves form will be returned to the faculty member unprocessed.
  • Faculty-owned materials cannot be removed from the Libraries overnight without your written permission prior to checkout.
  • Items borrowed from another library or rented cannot be placed on reserve.
  • Circulation staff will stamp all copies with a copyright notice, “Notice: This material may be protected by copyright law. (Title 17 U.S. Code).”
Loan Periods
2 hours
4 hours (applied to all film & sound recordings)
24 hours
3 days

What can be placed on Reserves?

Journal Articles & Book Chapters
Film & Sound Recordings
Books owned by the Libraries Articles available through Colgate Libraries' Journal Finder All films scheduled for class viewing are put on 4-hour Case Library use only reserves*
Books & other items owned by faculty member

Articles available freely online ♦ Library owned media
eBooks owned by the libraries Articles not available online♦ Faculty owned media
Books not owned by the libraries or faculty member Book Chapter owned by LibrariesMedia not owned by the Libraries
Book Chapter owned by faculty member*Sciences Faculty may place DVD's on reserve at the Cooley Science Library. Please allow extra time for processing and for scheduled showings.

Viewing Your Reserve List

You can search for your print reserve lists in the online catalog by instructor, course name, or course number. As soon as items are placed on reserve, they will appear in the catalog.

For electronic reserves, see your Moodle course page. Faculty members need to activate the Moodle viewing priviledges for their students through the Moodle interface.

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