University of Connecticut

Books/Scores

 

Deadlines

  • Requests submitted less than two weeks before the start of the semester and two weeks into the semester may be delayed due to the volume of requests.
  • Faculty requesting streams we don’t own should allow one semester’s lead time. Priority for acquiring new streaming video is given to online, blended, and distance learning classes.

 

Reserve Requests for books and scores or other physical materials are submitted from the Library Resources Page in your HuskyCT course site by following these steps:

  1. Request your HuskyCT course in PeopleSoft if you or your department have not already done so.
  2. Once your HuskyCT course site is available to you, log in to HuskyCT and click on the class you want to add reserve items to.
  3. Click on Library Resources in the left column menu. If prompted, choose the appropriate semester then click Submit.
  4. From the left column menu click on Add Reserve Items, and then on the appropriate icon for the type of item you wish to add. Complete the form, red asterisked items are required, then click submit.
  5. To import reserve items from a previous class, click on Library Resources in the left column menu then click on the class you want to import reseve items from. Uncheck any items you don’t want then Single click the Import button one time only.

 

Put Personal Copies of books/scores on Reserve for your class.

  • Follow the steps above to make your request.
  • Personal items are placed on Reserve at the owner’s risk. Although we make every effort to protect all Reserve materials, the Library cannot replace items mutilated or lost.
  • We will attach book pockets and barcodes to your personal items.
  • Please drop off your personal copies at the iDesk on the Plaza level of the Homer Babbidge Library or at the Circulation Desk of your Regional Campus Library along with a copy of the receipt returned when you completed the Reserve Request form.
  • You may also mail your material to the appropriate library along with a copy of the receipt returned when you submitted the Reserve Request form.

 

Put Personal Copies of Miscellaneous Items on Reserve for your class.

  • Follow the steps above to make your request.
  • The Library can accomodate other types of personally owned material you wish to put on Reserve. Past examples include, T-shirts, rock samples, and reading test kits. If you want to share it with the class, we will try to accomodate.
  • Please note that personal items are placed on Reserve at the owner’s risk. Although we make every effort to protect all Reserve materials, the Library cannot replace items mutilated or lost.
  • Also please note that we will attach book pockets and barcodes to your personal items.
  • Please drop off your personal copies at the iDesk on the Plaza level of the Homer Babbidge Library or at the Circulation Desk of your Regional Campus Library along with a copy of the receipt returned when you completed the Reserve Request form.
  • You may also mail them to the appropriate Libary along with a copy of the receipt returned when you completed the Reserve Request form:

 

Books/Scores not owned by you or the Library.

Books and videos borrowed by you from another Library or obtained through Interlibrary Services ILLiad may not be placed on course reserve.

 

Purchase books/scores for Reserve.

The Libraries do not purchase materials for course reserves. Instructors are encouraged to draw course materials from the Libraries’ physical or online collections or from the many open education resources now readily available. While the Libraries do not purchase materials that have been published as textbooks or other curricular materials to meet the needs of a particular course, instructors may supply such materials to the course reserve program from their own personal collections.