Online Reserves Request Form
Deadline for Faculty submitting Reserves for Winter 2014 is Monday, January 6.
Placing items on Library Reserve , or e-Reserve via your Desire2Learn (D2L) site, allows improved access to supplementary materials for current curriculum support. Linking or posting items to your D2L 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: Course Reserves.
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:
- 2 hours (In Library Use Only)
- 1 Day
Note: The following materials are not accepted:
- Instructor's Manuals
- 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 semester end advising faculty to pick up removed Reserve items (e.g., books) from the Library.
Note: Maximum of 3 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:
- A valid Conestoga ID Card
- Title and/or Author of the resource OR Faculty Name/Course Code for the Reserve item
What can be Linked or Posted to your D2L Course Site as an e-Reserve?
- Links to online books, articles, streamed video or other e-resources available from the Library's e-Resources holdings
- An uploaded scan of up to 10% of a published work (e.g., journal article, book chapter, etc.)
- Note: under Fair Dealing, up to 10% of a published work can be provided as an in-class handout
- Scans of original files (e.g., test solutions)
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 D2L page. Contact us or your Program Liaison for more information. We will discuss available options for improving accessibility of resources for your students.