Course Reserves

You can use this form to request the following:

  • Physical items like books or DVDs
  • Electronic reserves like scanned articles or chapters
  • Video clips
  • Retention of a previous semester's reserves

Please submit your reserve list 7 business days in advance of the first day of classes! It can take us up to a week to pull items for reserve during busy times. Contact Swem Reserves ( with any questions or additional instructions. 



Step 1 of 3 GENERAL INFO » Request » Timeframe

We will send a confirmation email to this address
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Step 2 of 3 General Info » REQUEST » Timeframe

I am requesting:

You can request multiple types of items for a single class with this form. Click a type below to expand. For a different course, please submit a separate form.

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Step 3 of 3 General Info » Request » TIMEFRAME

Date needed
For items not needed until later in the semester. If left blank, we will process these items as soon as we can.
E.g., Feb 26 2020
Retain until
As a default, reserve items will be returned to the stacks at the end of the current semester. However, for classes that are taught for several consecutive semesters, you may want to keep your reserve lists active for longer.
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