Otterbein College's Courtright Memorial Library

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Course Reserves

Course reserves include books, articles, videos, and music that have been given shorter loan periods as designated by professors for use in specific courses. These loan periods are:

2 Hour (LIBRARY USE ONLY)these materials circulate for 2 hours and may not pass the security gate at the entrance to the main part of the library.

1 , 3 and 7 DAY-  the materials are due at the time the library closes on the day specified.


To access course reserves:

Professors to place course reserves:


Professors may place current library materials or personal copies of material on reserve. Please note that requests submitted Sunday-Thursday take up to 48 hours to pull and process, those requests submitted Friday-Saturday can take up to 72 hours. Please plan accordingly. To submit your request online, please click here.


The Courtright Memorial Library would prefer to place library owned copies on course reserve, please contact our Collection Development and Acquisitions Coordinator, Elizabeth Zeitz, if you would like the library to purchase material for use in your course. In addition, any item that has been discarded from our collection may not be placed on course reserve unless no alternative is available, again, please work with Elizabeth Zeitz in that regard.


All materials placed on reserve must comply with the educational fair use provisions of U.S. Copyright Law.


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