Search Reserves

Course readings, print or electronic, can be accessed through our Course Readings website. Once you sign in with your UWO username and password (as you would sign into email) your personalized, course specific reserves list will be displayed.

Need help finding your Course Readings? Please come to the Service Desk for assistance.

Borrowing Course Readings

There are 2 hour, and 1, 3 and 7 day reserves. Two hour and 1 day reserves are held behind the Service Desk. To borrow this material, bring the call number to the Service Desk. 

3 and 7 day reserves are shelved on the main floor of the library. Look for the New Books display near the photocopiers and find the 3 and 7 day books on the shelves between New Books and Periodicals. To check out one of these books, retrieve it from the shelf and take it to the Service Desk.

Reserve Material is in high demand.  The loan periods range from two hours to seven days. The overdue fines and number of items you may borrow at one time are:

Times and Limits
1,3, & 7 Day $2.00 per day per item 2 item limit
Hourly Loans $2.00 per hour per item 3 item limit

Frequently Asked Questions

The due date of any item is listed in the catalogue. The catalogue record will indicate if an item is available or when it is due. You can monitor the item's status by refreshing the page.

Reserve material can not be immediately checked out when returned. A patron must wait 15 minutes before they can take out a 2 hour reserve item again. One, 3 and 7 day reserves can be checked out again the following day.

No. Reserves are available on a first come first served basis.

Two hour Reserve items must stay in the library. All other reserve types can leave the library.

No. All 2 hour reserve material must be returned before the service desk closes.