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Course Reserves

Student Access to Course Reserves

Traditional materials (such as books and videos) placed on reserve for classes are held at the Checkout Desk. Reserve items can be checked out for various lengths of time as determined by the faculty member who submitted the reserve request.


Finding Course Reserves

The most reliable ways to see if a text is on course reserve is to search on the library homepage and:

  1. Set the search filter to 'Course Reserves'
  2. Enter either the book title, or course abbreviation and number (e.g. HST 101)


Accessing Course Reserves

In order to access a physical course reserve, you'll need to provide the Checkout Desk employee with the item's call number, which you can find by searching for the item in the library catalog

You need your WOU ID to checkout any course reserves

For assistance, please contact the Checkout Desk at 503-838-8902, or chat us during our regular operating hours.