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Davis Family Library: 7:30am - 12am
Armstrong Science Library: 7:45am - 10pm

For faculty who need to place materials on course reserve during the LibrarySearch upgrade from June 26th - July 22nd, please email libres@middlebury.edu with your requests. For full details about the upgrade, please read this news post.

Physical Reserves

Physical Reserves are materials set aside for a specific course at the request of a faculty member. These items (books, DVDs, etc.) circulate for a shorter loan period to allow for use by a large number of borrowers. Physical reserves can be found at the Davis Family Library and Armstrong Science Library Circulation Desks.

Online Reserves

E-books and e-media, such as Kanopy, can also be placed on reserve. To access these materials:

Course Reserves link in LibrarySearch
  • Type “Course Instructor” last name (i.e. Smith) or “Course ID” (i.e. HIST0101) and then Enter
  • Click “Course Code” on left side of page and select appropriate course
Code Code in LibrarySearch
  • Locate e-material by title, and click title for access
    • Please note that while many e-materials allow for concurrent use, some only allow one user at a time
  • For more information about e-books, please access “E-books and Audiobooks” LibGuide

Some media items may be available via Panopto; students can log into the Course Hub to access these materials.

*Please note: Docutek EReserves (“ERes”) is no longer available at Middlebury. Most course-related PDFs and links are now shared with students on course websites like Canvas or via OneDrive, Google Drive, etc. Ask your professor for the location of these readings.

For Faculty

  • Go to LibrarySearch and click “Sign in” (upper right corner) as “Middlebury”
  • Use the search bar to locate an item you’d like to place on reserve
  • Click on title of item 
  • Click “Put on course reserve” link (see image below) and complete the form
Put on course reserve link in LibrarySearch

Use the “Put on course reserve” link to:

  • Request that physical materials (books, DVDs) are placed on reserve 
  • Request that e-books and e-media (already owned by the library) are placed on reserve 
    • Quick tip: filter your search to “Available online” (found on the left hand side of page under “Availability”)
  • Request that portions of a print book are scanned and emailed to you (as copyright and staffing allow)

Need to screen a DVD for your class? Consult Film Screening for more info. DVDs should be placed on reserve and booked for the screening date. Please contact libres@middlebury.edu with the details.

Finally, for new purchase requests (i.e. print book, e-book, DVD) and new streaming media requests, please use the Request a Library Purchase form.

*Please note: Docutek EReserves (“ERes”) is no longer available at Middlebury. Most course-related PDFs and links are now shared with students on course websites like Canvas or via OneDrive, Google Drive, etc. Faculty can learn more at the Docutek FAQ page.

Related Pages

Request a Library Purchase

“E-books and Audiobooks” LibGuide

Film Screening

Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines

Contact

Kellam Ayres

Library Liaison and Open Education Specialist

libres@middlebury.edu