Media Desk staff manage Course Reserves for items in the Media collection and for music scores from the McHenry Library stacks. To place an item on Course Reserves, you may use our Media Reserves Request Form or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Media Reserves Request" and provide the following information:
Reserves requests are processed in the order in which they are received. Please allow up to 2 working days to process reserves requests. During the first two weeks of each quarter, please allow up to 4 working days to process reserves requests.
The UCSC University Library subscribes to the Kanopy Streaming service. Consider checking Kanopy to see if any of your desired titles are available for streaming by your students.
Placing Personal Items on Reserve
The Media Desk will accept instructors' personal items for reserves under the following conditions:
If you wish to place a personal item on reserves, please contact the Media Reserves staff at email@example.com.
Instructors may use our booking service to ensure that an item in our collection is available for use on a specific date. For the most reliable results, we suggest that you place booking requests at least one week in advance of need.
To book an item, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Media Booking" and provide the following information:
Please note that booked items have the same lending period as other items in our collection. Booked items that are on reserve for another class may only circulate for one day.
For Undergraduate Students and University Staff:
For Faculty, Faculty Proxy Borrowers, and Graduate Students: