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There are some textbooks available for check out at the appropriate Library Services Desk. To determine if your textbook is on reserve go to the course reserve page. 

There are a limited number of locked carrels available on the lower level of Willis Library. Only doctoral students are eligible to reserve these. Fill out the application form online for one of these carrels. 

Reserve items are not eligible for renewal, however, they may be checked out again after waiting an hour.  This is to ensure all patrons in the class have access to the items. 

You can search the course reserves by course number, instructor, or title.

Faculty, instructors, adjunct and teaching fellows can place media materials on the reserve shelf for their students to come and watch at the Media Library in Chilton Hall. These items cannot leave the library to ensure that they are available for the students of the specified course. To place media items on reserve, please look into the Placing Items on Reserves page for specific directions.

To schedule media materials for in class usage on certain dates please refer to the instructions on Media Booking & Courier Service page.

Search the course reserves by course number, instructor, or title. When you find the item you want, click on the title. You will be asked for your EUID, password and the course password. The course password will be given to you by the instructor.

The instructor determines the checkout period for reserve items. The choices given to the instructors are 2 hours, 2 hours building use only, 24 hour, 3 day, and 7 day. Two hour reserve items checked out near closing time will be due before the service desk they were checked out at closes.

Reserves are materials selected by instructors as required or recommended reading for their courses. See:

A course password is needed to access electronic reserves. The instructor of the class determines the password. It is the responsibility of the instructor to give it to members of the class. Libraries' staff are not able to provide the password.

The original World War I and II posters that were digitized by the UNT Libraries are on reserve in the Government Documents Department on the 3rd floor of Willis Library. These items are located in a locked room and are non-circulating, so if you would like to view them, please visit our Service Desk in person or Contact Us to schedule an appointment.

Yes. Fines for reserve items are higher than other regular circulating items.