Course Reserves for Students

To provide equal access, the library purchases copies of all required texts and the films presented in class. Materials can be provided in print, electronic, streaming and physical sound and video formats.

How to look up a Course Reserves list

  1. Click Course Reserves on the Library web page
  2. Select Instructor Last Name or Course name
  3. Enter the short title (ANTH 101), full course title (Cultural Anthropology), or the instructor’s last name (Danforth)

Print reserves

  • 2 hour, 24 hour and three day loan periods – at the professor’s request.
  • Available at the Circulation Desk on the Main floor.
  • Bring your Bates ID card and the call number (from the catalog) for the item you want.
  • Materials may be taken from the library.
  • Overnight loans are permitted.

Audio and video reserves

  • Four hour loan period.
  • Available at the Audio Desk on the Ground floor.
  • A/V Reserves may not be removed from the library, except by the faculty who placed them on reserve or for in-class presentation or editing. Please speak with staff at the AV Desk.
  • Rooms to watch or listen to AV Reserves are booked at the A/V Desk

Lyceum

  • A link is provided on the top of the Course Reserves list for your course in Lyceum.
  • Some streaming film titles will be linked on Lyceum.
  • You will need to log into Lyceum to access these materials.

Bates purchased E-Reserves – journal articles, books or films

  • Available 24/7 from any networked computer
  • Click the title in the Course Reserves list
  • Click “Go to article” or “View Ebook” or “View Streaming Film”