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Course Reserves

Special Notice

 See Library COVID-19 Updates and Online Learning Support for updates and information.

  • UW Libraries Search is scheduled for a system upgrade on June 13, 2022.
    • If you are using permalinks for items in the catalog (e.g. streaming media, ebooks), these catalog links will not redirect you to the new links in the upgraded system after June 13, 2022. If you currently have items linked from the catalog in Canvas, you will need to replace the permalinks post-upgrade.
    • UW Libraries System Transition provides instructions on how to save individual items to the My Favorites menu for easy access post-upgrade.
  • UWB/CC Campus Library's Course Reserves services resumed September 20, 2021.  
  • Access to the Reserves Office (LB1-311) is limited to library staff only until further notice. Please submit your Reserve requests to the Circulation Desk on the first floor.
  • Library Hours

Welcome to Course Reserves!

Course Reserves are course-related materials made available through the UWB/Cascadia College Campus Library. Textbooks, films, and other items owned by the UW Libraries or instructors may be placed on Reserve for short-term checkout. Some course materials are available in electronic format (e.g. ebooks, streaming media).

his guide provides instructions on how to search for Course Reserves, information regarding policies, and submission guidelines for faculty.

  • Books and Media
    • Search for print books, ebooks, DVDs, streaming media, and other required course materials for your course in UW Libraries Search. For best results, enter the keyword or title of the material in the search box under Course Reserves.
  • Book Chapters and Journal Articles
    • Students: Consult your syllabus, contact your instructor, or check your Canvas page for book chapters and journal articles.
    • Faculty: Visit the Course Reserves Information for Faculty for information on our Scan for Canvas service.