Reserves Request

PDF version of this formRequest Reserves - Interactive PDF Form

Purpose of this Form

Faculty may complete this online form to request that material be placed on print or electronic reserve for student use.

About Your Reserves

  • A complete form, including citation, is required for processing.
  • Deliver the completed form in person with print materials (if applicable), or email the completed form to
  • Allow at least 3 business days for processing of reserve materials; electronic reserves may take up to 7 business days.
  • At your request, library staff will pull books from the Newton Gresham Library collection to place on reserve.
  • A maximum of four (4) photocopies of any 1 item may be placed on reserve.
  • All materials placed on reserve will be returned at the end of the semester, unless otherwise arranged.
  • For electronic reserves, please email or deliver legible, single-sided copies, or deliver the original source.
  • A maximum of 10% of a book may be posted on electronic reserves.
  • Read the SHSU Policy on the Use of Copyrighted Works Placed on Reserve and the Use of Audio/Visual Material in Distance Learning - Revised Sept 2012