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General Information

Instructors can place printed books and physical media items “on reserve” for their class to use. Course reserves may include books, media, and other materials that cannot be uploaded to Canvas. Reserves may be checked out for a short length of time from the Information Desk.

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Locating Reserve Material

  1. Search by instructor or course.
  2. Select your course.
  3. Note the call number of the item you need and bring the call number to the Information Desk.
  4. Most reserves can be checked out for a maximum of 2 hours and can be used inside the library.

Fines and Replacements

Fines for all types of reserve material are $0.50 per item per hour that the library is open. Reserve overdue fines and replacement charges apply to Biola students, staff and faculty.

Guidelines for Instructors

See Placing Material on Course Reserves for instruction on placing course reserves.