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Course Reserves

What is Course Reserves?

Course Reserves gives students access to books, films and other materials for their classes through the UCSC Library. Instructors can submit what they'll be using for their courses and we search to see if we own those materials or if we can purchase them. We aim to lessen the burden of textbook costs and to provide easy access to your course materials. 

How to Use Course Reserves


1. Search for your class below using course code (ex. LALS 100).



2. Select the title for your course and click one of the links under "View Online".

Screenshot of online ebook from UCSC library catalog

3. If you are not logged into the campus VPN, you will be asked to log in using your CruzID and gold password.