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Online Reserves Request form

Deadline for faculty submitting reserves is Friday, January 6, 2017.

Placing items on Library Reserve or e-Reserve via your eConestoga site allows improved access to supplementary materials for current curriculum support. Linking or posting items to your eConestoga course site allows for 24/7 online access to your resources and can enhance AODA compliance.

Conestoga’s Reserves service is compliant with the Fair Dealing Policy. For details, visit Copyright for Faculty: Photocopying/Scanning.

What can be placed on Library Reserve?

The following items have restricted loan periods to ensure greater access when the Library is open:

  • Personal or library books.
  • A textbook or learning package may be placed on reserve, but the use of reserves must not be the substitute for the purchase of required books or other required published materials intended for a course. A learning package placed on reserve must be copyright compliant.
  • Original files, drawings, government documents, standards and CDs.

Loan Periods include:

Note: The following materials are not accepted:

  • Instructor’s Manuals
  • Workbooks
  • Business Cases

How to request an item for library reserve

  • Submit a reserve list by completing the Online Reserve Request form.
  • Reserve items will be processed in the order in which they are received. (Items submitted after the deadline might experience a delay in processing.)
  • Library staff will be in contact to confirm or discuss available options for improving accessibility of resources for your students.
  • A notice will be sent at the end of the term advising faculty to pick up removed reserve items (e.g., books) from the Library.

Note: Maximum of three copies of an item can be placed on reserve per course.

How do your students access library reserve items?

Students should come prepared to the Library’s Service Desk with:

What can be linked or posted to your eConestoga course site as an e-Reserve?

How to Request an Item for e-Reserve

Is your material available online? Need assistance locating, scanning and posting an item? You may consider adding items to your eConestoga page. Contact us or your Program Liaison for more information. We will discuss available options for improving accessibility of resources for your students.

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