How to Find Course Reserves

Frequently a professor will "reserve" books, articles, notes, past tests, etc. for use by a class.  Some of these materials are available through your computer and others must be used in the library.

To find reserve materials:

  1. From the Hunter Library homepage, click on "Course Reserves."
  2. Click on "Search by Instructor" and enter your instructor's last name OR click on "Search by Course" and enter the name of your course or the course code.
  3. There may be a list of several names or several courses.  Scroll to the item you need and click on the underlined link.

If the item you need shows the phrase "Electronic Copy Available," like this:

If the item shows an alpha-numeric "call" number, similar to this:

 reserve item information
 reserve item information

then click on the underlined title.

make sure the status of the item is "Not Chk'd Out."  If someone else has it, the date and time it is due back will be displayed.

Enter your name and ID number.

Jot down the alpha-numeric call number and take it to the Circulation Desk.  Present your ID card and the item will be checked out to you.

Click "Proceed to URL."

Remember: overdue fines are high ($.50 per hour / $8.00 per day per item), so be sure to return these materials when they are due!

Adobe Acrobat will load on your computer and the item you need will display for you to read or print.  Don't have the Adobe Acrobat plug-in?  Download it free.

Most problems are caused by

  1. not having the Adobe Acrobat plug-in
  2. not using the correct ID number.

Check these two things and if you still have problems accessing reserves, call the Circulation Desk at (828)227-7485.


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