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Reserves Request Forms for Instructors

Please refer to the SHSU Policy on the Use of Copyrighted Works Placed on Reserve and the Use of Audio/Visual Material in Distance Learning (rev 10/21/2019).

What are Print Reserves?

  • Includes books, CDs, and files containing book chapters, class notes, articles, tests, and other physical items.
  • Loan period is specified by the reserving faculty member. Most reserve items are in-building use only for 2 hours, but faculty have many options ranging up to 7 days.
  • An SHSU I.D. is required in order to check out reserve materials.
  • Students may borrow only 5 reserve items at one time.
  • Reserve materials cannot be renewed.
  • Print reserves may be checked out at the Library Service Desk on the second floor of the Newton Gresham Library; in The Information Resources Center at SHSU-TWC; or from the librarian at SHSU-COM, depending on the faculty member’s specified location

Print Reserves Overdue Fines:

  • Items with hourly loan period = $0.25 per hour per item
  • Items with daily loan period = $3.00 per day per item
  • Maximum $25 per item

What are Electronic Reserves?

Electronic reserves include book chapters, articles, class notes, tests, and other material made available in digital format. Only enrolled student, faculty, or staff may access this material.

What are Reserves Rooms and Equipment?

Reserves also has jurisdiction over reservable conference rooms and study carrels, as well as equipment that can be borrowed from the Library Service Desk, including

  • Laptops
  • Calculators: graphing, scientific, and basic
  • And much more

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