Print Reserves are materials physically present and set aside
for class use. Because an entire class will need to use them,
professors put materials on reserve to limit how long they can be
checked out. Four-hour reserves are not permitted to leave the
To check out an item on Print Reserve, take the citation
information provided by your instructor to the Circulation Desk.
You can check to see if the item is currently available by clicking
the link below and looking up the item.
Please return all Reserve items to the Circulation Desk. For
copyright information, please see the
Butler University Copyright Policy.
Look Up Print Reserves - To view material that has been
placed on reserve for a particular professor, open the library
catalog page, http://butler.worldcat.org/
and on the top left hand side, you will see the search button with
a pull down menu. From this menu, you can select "Course
From this search page, you may choose to search for individual
items or for an entire course. To see all items your
professor has placed on reserve, you can enter their last name, the
course title or a keyword from the course title. Your search
will bring up a listing of all courses that match. Click the
underlined title of the course to be taken to a complete list of
all items that have been reserved for that course.
If an item is underlined, you may click on it to see if it is
currently available to check out. You will also be able to
see what time an item is due back if it is currently out to another
user. If a title is not underlined, this information is not
available for that item because it is personally owned material the
professor submitted to the library for placement on reserves.
Request Print Reserves
Last updated October 30, 2014.