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

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 "Top Textbook in the Library" here

      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