Course Reserves

Mason students have access to course reserves:

Reserves include books, media, and photocopied documents. Reserves are available at:
  • Fairfax Campus at the media/reserve desk of the Johnson Center Library
  • Arlington Campus at the circulation desk of the Arlington Campus Library
  • Prince William at the circulation desk at the Mercer Library

Electronic reserves (e-reserves) are accessed online, both on and off campus, and are password-protected.

Mason faculty can place materials in course reserves:

Reserve Request, other forms, and the course reserve guidelines are available only online.

All copied materials placed on reserve, except government publications, are protected by U.S. Copyright Law (U.S.C. Title 17). Faculty members must read a copyright liability statement for all materials placed on reserve.

For course reserves assistance, please contact:
  • Fairfax Campus, Reserve Team at 703-993-9043
  • Arlington Campus, Jane Zhang at 703-993-8229
  • Prince William Campus, Richard Plaskus at 703-993-7539

For more information about Electronic Course Reserves, please contact or Cynthia Bentley, For questions about fair use and using copyrighted works, please contact Claudia Holland, at the Copyright Resources Office in the Johnson Center Library on the Fairfax Campus.