Print Reserves Borrowing Information

Checking out Print Reserves
  • Check out Print Reserves at the Reserves Desk in the lobby.
  • Valid HSU Student, Staff, or Faculty ID required to check out Course Reserve items.
  • Valid HSU ID required to check out Permanent Reserve items, or any photo ID required to check out Permanent Reserve items for library use only.
  • You are responsible for returning items by the last time stamped on the date due slip.
Returning Reserves
  • Return Reserve items in the slot on the west side of the Reserve Desk. Items left elsewhere may accrue overdue fines.
Circulation Restrictions
  • Only ONE Reserve Item may be checked out at a time, unless an item has a solutions manual that comes with it. Solutions manual and textbook will both be marked stating they can be checked out together.
Loan Periods
  • Loan Periods are set by the instructor.
  • 2-Hour Reserve items circulate for 2 hours, can be renewed if no holds.
    • Library Use Only items cannot leave the building.
    • 2-Hour/Overnight Use items may leave the building.
    • Overnight checkout available 1 hour before closing, due back next day by opening hour.
  • One-Day Reserve items may NOT be renewed.
    • Check out anytime, due next day at closing.
  • Holds may be placed on 2-Hour Reserve items only.
    • Place holds up to 2 days in advance at the Reserves Desk with an HSU ID.
    • Holds are on the hour. If not claimed by quarter after the hour, the hold expires.
  • Renewals – in person at the Reserves Desk, online, or by phone (826-3431).
    • Permitted on 2-Hour Reserves if there are no holds on the item.
    • One-Day Reserve items are NOT renewable.
Overdue Fines for Reserves
  • Overdue Fines for Reserves are $1 per hour
    • For each Reserve item checked out.
    • $1 fine charged even for portions of hours.
    • Fines accrue every hour the Library is open.
    • There is NO grace period.
Permanent Reserves
  • Permanent Reserves are located behind the Reserves Desk and include:
    • Book of the Year hard copy and CD versions.
    • CSU/HSU-related information.
    • Study materials for the Government and History Challenge Exams.
    • HSU catalogs.
    • Faculty training materials .
    • Study materials for the CBEST, GRE, GWPE, MPT, & TOEFL exams.
    • Environmental Impact Reports and other general interest items.

For additional information, contact the ONCORES/Reserves staff by email or call 826-4401/3431, or stop by the Library Reserves Office in Library 110 (behind the Checkout Desk).