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Course Reserves: Home

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


Course reserves are high-use materials that have been selected and made available at the Naval War College Library for student use.  Items on reserve may include:

  • Books
  • Supplemental Readings
  • Films
  • Style Manuals
  • Journal Articles
  • Other professor-generated material

Finding Items on Reserve

Print Reserves:

Materials on reserve are located in the Learning Commons Library, Main Level.

Reserve items do not circulate and can be used in the library only. 


More information on Print Reserves can be found here



Access to the Ares e-Reserves system is managed through the college's Blackboard system.  Please log into Blackboard using your username and password in order to view items placed on e-reserve.


More information on e-Reserves can be found here

Requesting Items to be Placed on Reserve

The process of requesting items to be placed on reserve is managed through the Ares e-Reserves system, which is accessible within the college's Blackboard system.  Please login to Blackboard using your username and password in order to make any requests.


More information on how to request reserves items can be found here

Information about the Reserves Request Form can be found here

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.



(401) 841-6512


e-Reserves Access

Click here to access Blackboard


The Naval War College Library Reserves Policy