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Course Reserves: Student Information

Information on the electronic and print materials that are put on reserve for various course required reading lists

Accessing Print Reserves Material

Print reserves items will be indicated with course name and number on the course syllabi.

 

You can also search for reserves materials through the Library Catalog. Click on "Power Search" and limit the type to "Reserves," or the location to "Reserves Shelf."

 

To access print materials, go to the Circulation Desk in the library for "closed reserves" items,  or proceed to the Reserves Shelf located on the Main Level of the Learning Commons Library  where "open reserves" material is kept. 

 

Print Reserves items are available as library use only.

 

Restrictions on reserves material use are determined by the course professor or by Library staff.

 

Accessing e-Reserves Materials

To access e-Reserves items, log on to Blackboard and choose a course.

 

From the course page, click on "e-Reserves" for the list of available readings and materials.

 

Click on the item you wish to view and choose "View Item" to download or open the document using an Adobe reader.

 

From here you may access the item around the clock!

Reserves Contact Information

Course Reserves is a unit of the Information and Access Services Department.  Staff may be contacted at the Service Desk in the library if you need assistance.

 

Contacts:

(401) 841-6512

libraryreserves@usnwc.edu

 

General Library Contact Information

Circulation Desk Contact Information:

 

Learning Commons Library
686 Cushing Road

Newport, RI 02841-1207

 

Circulation Desk Phone Number: (401) 841-4386

Email: circdesk@usnwc.edu

 

 

Reference Desk Contact Information:

Learning Commons Library
686 Cushing Road

Newport, RI 02841-1207

 

Reference Desk Phone Number: (401) 841-3052

Email: libref@usnwc.edu

 

 

Library Hours:

Open 0600-2300 daily

Staffed Monday-Friday, 0730-1630

Note: Library is not staffed on Federal Holidays