For Faculty

Course Reserves Information for Faculty

The Library hosts course reserves in both physical and electronic formats to help ease access and lower costs for students.

Please note:

  • Physical items must be dropped off at the Morris Library Help Center.
  • Scanned items must be submitted using the UD Dropbox system.
  • If you need items scanned that the Library owns, please contact

Please make sure to include:

  • Course title
  • The four-letter Department abbreviation, course number, and section number
  • Instructor’s name
  • Semester or session the materials may be taken off reserve
  • Loan period: options are 2-hour, 1 day, 3 days, or 7 days

For Videos and Existing Course Reserves:

Course Reserves Process:

  • Reserves are processed in order of receipt.
  • Typically, five working days are necessary for processing material.
  • Please verify that your request has been received and the processing completed before assigning readings.
  • For questions, please contact Course Reserve staff at (302) 831-2455 |

Submitting Material

Fair Use for the Classroom and Course Reserves

For more information about using Library resources in your classes see:

Associate in Arts Program On-Site Reserves