Print, Media & TextSelect Reserves Information for Students

When using and accessing reserves, students should remember:

  • Items are placed on reserve by your instructor for shortened loan periods of 2 hours, 4 hours (media only), 1 day, 3 days or 7 days. 
  • Borrow and return reserve items at Fenwick, Arlington Campus, or Mercer Library service desks only. Please do not return reserve items to the Gateway Library.
  • Be mindful of others needing these high-demand items.
    • Return items to the correct library by time and date due. This will help you avoid fines, and will allow your classmates to use the items.
    • 2 hour reserve items may be checked out for overnight use one hour before Fenwick, Arlington Campus, or Mercer Library closes. Items are due back upon opening the next day.
    • Reserve Overdue/Lost Fines & Fees:
      • Reserve item(s) more than one hour overdue: $1.00 per hour per item. Maximum overdue fine: $25.00
      • Reserve item(s) not returned within 24 hours: item(s) considered lost. Charges: $25.00 maximum overdue fine plus $300.00 item replacement cost plus $30.00 processing fee per item.