Summer/Fall 2021

  • We will try to find electronic versions of print resources whenever it's possible to obtain multi-user access
  • Faculty can consult with our staff on access to publisher resources or alternatives

Find Materials Currently on Reserve at Lilly

Place Items on Reserve

"Place Items on Reserve" links to the request form for all formats of reserve materials and locations.

  • We ask that you fill out a separate form for each format.
  • Please allow sufficient time for processing so that items are available when students need to access them.

    Lilly Formats for Reserves

    Film/Video (aka DVDs and videocassettes)

    • Films/videos remain on reserve for the current semester at Lilly

      Classroom Showings (Request Lilly Films/Videos to show in class - DVDs, 16mm, etc.)

          • Reserve a film/video to show in class on a specific date (even
            titles on Reserve for your own class)

      Books (physical copies)

          • Choose one reserve location per course so students may find materials easily

      E-Reserves (online access)

          • Please note that service and support for E-Reserves is based in Perkins Library
          • Lilly staff route completed forms and corresponding materials to Perkins Library

      About E-Reserves

          • E-Reserves, or Electronic Reserves are course readings that are accessible to Duke users registered in a specific class

      About Lilly Textbook Reserves

          • Textbooks for selected courses will be available for students to borrow for 3-hour loan periods
          • Search by "instructor" "Textbook Reserves" here: Books on Reserve

      About Lilly Book Reserves

          • Ask for these items at the public service desk
          • Loan periods are designated by instructor (3-hour, overnight, etc.)
          • Books do not need to remain in the building

      About Lilly Film Reserves

        • Ask for films on Reserve at the public service desk
        • 3-hour loan period
        • Items on Reserve need to be viewed in the building