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Course Reserves Information



The Course Reserves Catalog is a separate database apart from the larger Holmes Library Catalog. Choose Online/Course Reserves from the main Holmes screen. Library-owned materials that are selected for Reserve treatment are easily identified in the main Holmes catalog by their Course Reserves location, but links to articles within online databases, scanned journal articles, or personal copies loaned by the professor can be found only in the Course Reserves catalog.

The majority of materials scanned for Reserve are owned by the Boston College Libraries. If necessary and appropriate, requested materials not owned will be purchased by the Libraries.

All materials placed on Course Reserves or accessed through the Reserves system are solely for the non-commercial, educational use of students and researchers at Boston College. Network access is limited to authenticated Boston College users with a username and password. There is no charge for access or use of Course Reserves materials.

Although reserves processing takes place at all libraries, physical reserve collections are located on the campus where the course is taught. O'Neill Library (including Media) processes the Reserve collections for the School of Arts and Sciences (except Fine Arts), Education, Management, Nursing, and the Woods College of Advancing Studies. The Bapst Art Library, the Social Work Library, the Educational Resource Center, Theology and Ministry Library and the Law Library focus on subject-related materials for their specific user populations.

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