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How Do I?: Reserves


Find out what materials are currently on reserve. Search by course number (ex. HI 108) or instructor's name.


The Reserve Room is located in the NE corner of the 4th floor of the library. Instructors can place materials on reserve here for cadet use. Materials can be owned by the library or by the instructor.


All library materials are marker with a use category:

  • “Reserve – Do not take” - Item must remain in Reserve Room for use by all patrons.
  • “Reserve – Overnight Loan” – Item may be checked out after 2100, and must be returned by 1000 the following day.
  • “Reserve – 7 day Loan” – Item may be checked out for one week

All instructor-owned material must remain in the Reserve Room.

There is a copier in the Reserve Room that cadets can use with no charge.


To add materials (books, DVDs, CDs, physical journals, instructional book equipment, and other items), contact Lauren Simpson at x8333 or Please allow a few days for processing, especially at the beginning of the semester. Requests to add material can be made at any time throughout the year.

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