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Course Reserves: Print/Electronic Reserves Info

Request Forms

OneSearch - UHM online catalog
For books and media only

  • Click the title 
  • Click Request for Course Reserves (Faculty only)
    • Fill out the online form

Online Forms:
Print/e-book Reserves

PDF Forms:
Print/e-book Reserves

Library Books

To place a library book on reserve, please check Faculty Info.

Physical materials from these collections may NOT be placed on Reserves:
Click electronic reserves for more information.

  • Hawaiian / Pacific Collections
  • Charlot and all special collections
  • JABSOM Library
  • Periodicals and reference materials
  • Inter-Library Loan
  • UH Systems Library

Make arrangements directly with these departments and inform students that items must be used at their respective locations.

For items that are not in the library's collection and require ordering, please supply as much information as possible (publisher, distributor, address/telephone, year, ISBN #, etc). Please allow at least two months for the ordered items to be put on reserve. Only one copy can be purchased due to limited funds. 

Processing time:
Library books - 3 days to 2 weeks
Purchased books - Allow at least two months

Personal Copies or Photocopied Materials on Reserves

Bring your personal copy (PC) or photocopied materials to Hamilton Library Circulation Desk.

If you have a photocopied version of the text you like to put on reserve then please be sure to provide the 'Title Page' and the 'Copyright Page' along with the text. Faculty are responsible for obtaining copyright permission for items they request to be placed on reserve. ~Check Copyright Info~

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library will not be responsible for any damaged, missing and/or lost personal copy, photocopy or reprint while on
reserve. Faculty will be notified to either replace the personal copy or to withdraw it from reserve 

Processing time: 1 day to 5 working days

Electronic Reserves

Faculty are responsible for obtaining copyright permission for items they request to be placed on reserve. ~Check Copyright Info~

  • We will check the requested materials to see if they are available electronically.
  • If they are we will make a link to it.
  • If not we will check to see if the material falls within copyright.
    • If it is copyright compliant, we will scan the allotted amount and place it on electronic reserve.
    • If it is not we will notify the faculty with the reason and try to work something out.
  • Hamilton Library materials - We will scan up to 20% of a print item.
  • Hawaiian and Pacific Collection materials - We will submit your request to the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections of one chapter from a book (or 10% whichever is larger)
  • All electronic reserve materials will be taken down at the end of the semester.
  • If you have a photocopied version of the text you like to put on electronic reserve then please be sure to provide the 'Title Page' and the 'Copyright Page' along with the text.

Processing time:
Digitized text reserves - 1 day to 5 working days. Must be copyright compliant
Links to online articles 1 day to 5 working days. Must be copyright compliant

Contact

Please send us an e-mail if you have any questions or would like to know more about our services.

e-mail: Print/Electronic Reserves

Phone: 808-956-7203