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Note: Not all instructors use the same books for the same classes, so be sure to reference your class syllabus or the KVCC Bookstore website to find the required book(s) for your class.
Circulation and Reserve Desk at the TTC Library, Upper Level Room 3210
Instructors may request to remove personal copies on reserve at any time. Items will be sent to you via interoffice mail unless otherwise requested.
Contact the library to place a personal or library owned text, film or other material on reserve at the Texas Township or Arcadia Commons Campus library. Instructors may also request that the library purchase items for the reserve collection.
To ensure availability on the first day of classes, please submit your request before the start of the semester. We recommend 3 weeks for new purchase requests and 1 week for personal or library materials.
There are limits on the type, but not quantity, of materials that can be placed on reserve. Due to copyright law the following materials may not be placed on reserve: items from another library, rented items, course packs and work books.
The typical loan period for reserves is 3 hours. This is so that many students have the opportunity to access these limited resources. If you have multiple copies and would like to offer a longer loan period to your students, the option for multiple day and even semester loans is also available.
Items will stay on reserve for a minimum of one year, unless otherwise requested. The library will contact you if there is a question as to whether or not a materials is still needed for reserve.
If you would like to know the usage statistics for one of your reserves, contact Ashley or Franki.
Instructors can add or remove reserves at any time, even in the middle of a semester. It is recommended that assigned texts are added at least a week before classes begin to allow for processing time.
Yes, you may submit a purchase request to the library for reserve items. Contact Ashley or Franki to inquire about reserve purchase requests. Please note that we purchase our textbooks from the KVCC Bookstore whenever possible.
Please contact us if you have any other questions!