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Course Reserves


Course Reserves are supplemental materials placed on hold by instructors and are located behind the Public Services desk. Upon request, a member of the library staff will retrieve the item for you.

Please provide the following information to library staff:

Have your Shepherd University ID (Rambler) card available for checkout.

Students  can search the Course Reserve link in  WorldCat Discovery to determine whether materials have been placed on reserve by their instructor Search by either the instructor’s last name, the course number (BIOL 103/104) or the course name (general biology). Ask at the Public Services desk to determine if the item is currently available.

Loan Periods
Loan periods are determined by the instructor and vary from 2 hours to 7 days.


The following items may be placed on reserve:

The following items may not be placed on reserve:

Loan period options include:

To help us serve you better, please observe the following guidelines:

Questions regarding course reserves may be addressed to Jess Roberts (, Course Reserve Coordinator.