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Purpose of Reserves Services

  1. Provides controlled access to limited portions of library-owned materials as well as personal copies that support classroom instruction.
  2. Access to Reserves items may be provided electronically, through Blackboard, or in print.
  3. Reserves materials include items that are essential to a course and may be in high demand.
  4. Materials are placed on Reserves at the request of instructional faculty only.
  5. Reserves can include books and book chapters, articles, exams, quizzes, class notes, CDs, DVDs, video recordings, and other materials.
  6. Reserves are not intended to replace textbooks or course packs.

Contact Us

Fred Barnhart, Dean

Phone: (815) 753-1094
Email: lib-admin@niu.edu

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
217 Normal Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

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