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Course Reserves

Course reserve readings are materials that instructors have asked the library to place on reserve for their students. 


Place an item on reserve for your students


Find Course Reserve Readings

To find a list of materials on reserve for your course, use the Course Reserves tab in BobCat and search by author, title, instructor, course name, or department. 


Most print reserve items are held at Circulation & Reserve Services desk on the first floor of Bobst Library.


Videos on reserve are located at the Avery Fisher Center (AFC) on the second floor of Bobst Library.


Loan Period

Most items have a time limit of two hours. Items may be borrowed overnight beginning 2 hours before Circulation & Reserve Service desk closes . Items borrowed overnight are due the following morning, 30 minutes after Circulation & Reserve Services desk opens.



An overdue fine of $2.50 per hour (or any part of an hour) will be charged for late returns, with a maximum charge of $50.00. 


Petition / Appeal a Fine Form


Frequently asked Course Reserves Questions:


Contact Us

Ask a Librarian 

Phone: 212-998-2530
Email the Bobst Library Course Reserves Desk




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