Answered By: Chris Clouser
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2019     Views: 42

Sometimes faculty will choose to put their course materials, like textbooks, journal articles, old exams, and professor's notes, in the library for students to borrow.  This system is called Course Reserves and these materials are located at the Stapleton Library circulation desk. 

Often these materials can only be checked out for short periods of time, like 1-3 hours, and must be used within the library.  This is determined by the faculty and will vary from course to course.

You can use our online system to see if any of the materials for your courses are on Course Reserve. Go to the Library homepage at www.iup.edu/library. In the Search Our Collections box, type in the professor's name, the name of the course, or the title or author of the book.  In the Search In drop down box, choose Course Reserves.  Click Search.

To borrow any of these materials, ask at the circulation desk.  You will need to know your professor's name and the course number (for example, ENGL 101) and have your I-Card with you.

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