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Course Reserves: Student Info

How to find Course Reserves at Hamilton Library Circulation Desk and Using OneSearch

When you come to the Hamilton Library Circulation Desk, please have the following information:

  • Instructor's Name
  • Course (ex: AAA 100)
  • Call Number and Title

To search for Course Reserves using OneSearch

Type your course code in the blank field
Select the search label - Course Reserves

You will see a list of the items that the instructor has put on reserves.  Included are the status of the items

Click the Title or Not Available for the due date and time

Loan Periods and Fines

How many course reserve items can a patron check out?
One at a time, except at the discretion of the faculty.

How long can reserve items be checked out for?
The loan period is designated by the faculty and ranges from 2 hours to 7 days.  Overnight loans for hourly reserve items are possible from 2 hours before Hamilton Library Circulation Desk closes and at the discretion of the faculty.

Can patrons reborrow reserve items?
2-hour and 3-hour loans may be reborrowed 15 minutes after the item is returned, or immediately if another copy is available.
Cannot be reborrowed less than 15 minutes before closing.

1-day, 2-day, 7-day loans may be renewed 1 hour after the item is returned, or immediately if another copy is available. Cannot be renewed less than 1 hour before closing.

Reserve items cannot be renewed online.

If Hamilton Library is open 24 hours, can I check out reserves whenever I want?
All of the closed reserves are located in Hamilton Library Circulation Desk and can only be checked out during business hours. Electronic reserves are always available wherever there is internet access. 

If I'm trying to access an electronic course reserve and I don't know what my UH username and password are, what should I do?
Your UH username is the first part of your UH email address and your password is the same as when you are logging into e-mail account. The password can be reset by an ITS lab attendant in the CLIC computer labs located in Hamilton and Sinclair Libraries.

Overdue Fines:

  • Course Reserve items: $1.00 per hour or fraction thereof. There is no grace period.
  • An item is considered lost when the fine reaches $10.00. Lost charges include the replacement cost of the item, a $10 NON-REFUNDABLE processing fee and accumulated overdue fines.
  • Reserve items must be returned to Hamilton Library Circulation Desk by the date and time indicated.
  • Fines are calculated hourly even when the library is closed, including weekends and holidays.
  • Your borrowing privilege is suspended whenever the amount you owe to the Library totals $10 or more.
  • Payments can be made at the Business Office at Hamilton Library.

Location and Hours


Please see announcement on the Homepage



Phone: 808-956-7203