Reserves Information for Faculty


Reserve Request Process is for CSULB Faculty ONLY


As an instructor, you may ask the library to provide Course Reserve materials for your students in the library (traditional print items) or online (electronic items).

Reserve Process

To place materials (books/media, book chapters, journal articles) on Reserve for your Course:

  1. Submit Request
    • Complete the Reserve Request form: Fill out Instructor and Course information, and specify the materials you want to place on Reserve.

  2. Wait for email confirmation
    • Once you submit your request, the Reserve Services team will work on it in a timely manner. Please allow one week lead time. You will receive an email when the request has been completed.

  3. Notify students

    • Once you have been notified that all reserve materials are available, provide your students with the course password (as you specified on the Reserve Request form) as well as the URL to access Course Reserves.

Add Additional Items

To Add more materials to your Course Reserve, search for your original request and specify the materials you want to place on Reserve. Please wait for another confirmation email before notifying students of the update.


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