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CMU-Africa: Course Reserve

An introductory guide for students and faculty on our Rwanda campus.

How to Submit Materials for Course Reserve

Lead Time:


• Submit reserve requests and materials at least 1 month before the semester begins.
• RUSH requests may be submitted after the beginning of the semester if necessary.
• Requests and items received after 2 p.m. on Friday are not initiated until the following Tuesday.
 

 

Course Reserve Request Form

Submit a reserve request for each item to be put on reserve.
• Go to search.library.cmu.edu
• Library Services > Library Forms > Course Reserve Request
• Print form and follow instructions


Students must use in library or borrow for limited time


• Library-owned books and/or special orders for course reserves
• Personally-owned books or other publications
• Material in 3-ring binders

Submit Materials for E-Reserves

 Lead Time

 • Submit reserve requests and materials at least 1 month before the semester begins.
• RUSH requests may be submitted after the beginning of the semester if necessary.
• Requests and items received after 2 p.m. on Friday are not initiated until the following Tuesday.

 
Course Reserve Request Form

Submit a reserve request for each item to be put on reserve.
• Go to search.library.cmu.edu
• Library Services > Library Forms > Course Reserve Request
• Print form and follow instructions

Students can use online


• Lecture notes, tests, problem sets, article photocopies, photocopies of book chapters
• Electronic files or other digital materials such as web pages and web sites
 

Preferred submissions


• Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PDF files on CD, disk, or by email attachment
• URLs for web pages, web sites, or articles from electronic journals

Alternative submissions: Hard copy
• Submit one single-sided, good quality copy of each item for scanning
• Label each folder with instructor’s name, course number, and course title
• Label each copy with source, date of publication, volume, and inclusive source pages
• Printout should be no larger than 8.5x14 inches
• No staples, red ink, or pencil on documents

Principal Librarian, Engineering

Lynn Berard
Contact:
4409 Wean Hall, Engineering & Science Library

Phone: 412-268-2428