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Course Reserves

BC and FAU faculty may place materials on reserve in their local library for student use. This includes personal or departmental books and articles, library owned materials, and multimedia items.

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Reserve Locations by Campus

Material Location:

University/College Library (Building 17)
  • Print materials: Check In-Check Out Desk, 1st floor
  • Audio-visual materials: Academic Success Center, 2nd floor

Hours:

Monday to Thursday    7:30am to 10:00pm
Friday                        7:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday                    9:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday                      2:00pm to 10:00pm

Contact us if you have any questions:

Circulation Department
University/College Library
Broward College, Central Campus
3501 SW Davie Road, Building 17
Davie, FL 33314

Nancy Calderon, Supervisor    
ncaldero@broward.edu           
954.201.6481    
 
Leon Williams, Senior Library Specialist
lwilliam@broward.edu
954.201.6649

Material Location:

BC North Regional Library (Building 62)
Academic Success Center, 1st Floor
 

Faculty Course Reserve Request Form

Hours:

Monday to Thursday    7:30am to 8:00 pm
Friday                        7:30am to 4:00pm

Saturday & Sunday     10:00am to 6:00pm

Contact us if you have any questions:

Cristy Moran, Faculty Librarian        
cmoran@broward.edu                   
954.201.2603                                 
 
Victor Lawrence, Faculty Librarian
vlawrenc@broward.edu
954.201.2253

Material Location:

BC South Regional Library (Building 81)
Periodicals Desk, 2nd Floor
 

Hours:

Monday to Thursday    7:30am to 8:00 pm
Friday                        7:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday     10:00am to 6:00pm

Contact us if you have any questions:

Christianne Casper, Faculty Librarian              
ccasper@broward.edu                                  
954.201.8827      
                                        
Lori Albrizio, Faculty Librarian
lalbrizi@broward.edu
954.201.8284
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Loan Periods by Campus

Reserve materials are assigned one of the following check-out loan periods set by the department. Instructors may choose from the following: 

  • One (1) hour
  • Three (3) hours
  • Overnight Use
  • Three (3) days
  • Seven (7) days
  • Semester (for Honors Lending Library materials)

Reserve materials are assigned one of the following check-out loan periods set by the department. Instructors may choose from the following: 

  • Textbooks: two (2) hours
  • Student laptops: two (2) hours
  • Headphones: four (4) hours
  • Faculty laptops: seven (7) days
  • Education and some nursing prep materials: seven (7) days
  • Calculators: Semester 

Course reserve material can be checked out for two hours, in library use only. 

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Fines and Fees by Campus

Borrowed materials must be returned to the campus where you checked it out. Please pay attention to the due dates and times to avoid incurring fines and charges. Fines for overdue course reserves are as follows:

  • Hourly Item:  $5.00 per hour
  • Daily Item:     $5.00 per day

Please note:

3-hour loan materials that are returned and billed as lost will be charged the replacement cost

Lost Course Reserves

Lost course reserve material will incur the following fees:
  • Lost library owned books: $66.35
  • DVD/Video: $91.00
  • Other lost materials (including bookstore owned materials): replacement cost

Damaged Materials

The library reserves the right to assess the condition of all returned library materials. Damage fees may vary, depending on the extent of damage, up to the full cost of the item. All lost, rebound, damaged items include a $6.00 non-refundable processing charge.

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Materials Returned to a Different Campus

Course reserve material that is returned to another campus should be transferred via pony immediately to the original campus by an authorized library staff member and remain checked out to the student. Once received, an authorized staff member can assess the appropriate fines for the material if necessary.