Reserves vs. Reference

Have you ever wondered what the difference between a Reference book and a Course Reserve is?

Course Reserves are materials in various formats (books, articles, DVDs, placed on reserve by your professor to supplement the course text. If you have items listed on your syllabus as a course reserve, you can ask for it at the circulation desk. Course Reserves are non-circulating (they cannot leave the library) and are checked out in two-hour increments. Course Reserve materials can be read in the library, copied, or scanned.

Ref vs ReserveReference books are useful for obtaining a general overview of a subject or artist. The reference area is separated from the main collection and is located in the quiet study area of the library. Reference books are non-circulating, but they may be used for an extended period of time.

You can also search the library’s catalog and see what’s currently on reserve. Go to http://library.moore.edu/search/r and search by class name (i.e. Modern Art). For non-reserve items (including Reference books) you can search easily from the library’s home page.

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