Course Reserves for Students

Course textbooks, including required reading titles, that cost at least $40.00 are automatically purchased and placed on print reserve in the Library.

  • Textbooks and other print reserves are only to be used in the library.
  • You must present your Columbia ID to use print reserves.
  • Bring the call number and title to the 1st floor desk.

Electronic Reserves

Search for journal articles and book chapters on reserve:

  • Your professor will give you the password to access Electronic Reserves.


Please email Course Reserves or call (312) 369-7152.