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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.

Find Materials on Reserve

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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Place Materials on Reserve

Instructor Owned Materials

  1. Complete the online form and print out a copy.
  2. Drop off the materials and the printout at the reserves location for your campus.
  3. Please allow up to five working days for processing before informing your students.

Library Owned Materials

  1. Check your campus library's catalog to verify material is available.
  2. Complete the online form.
  3. Please allow up to five working days for processing before informing your students.
  4. Reference and Special Collections materials cannot be placed on reserve without prior permission.

The library staff will strive to ensure that personal materials are handled appropriately. However, we cannot be held responsible for the abuse, destruction, loss, and/or theft of personal or department-owned items placed on reserve.

At the end of each term, your reserve items will be returned unless prior arrangements have been made for continued reserve status.

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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Copyright Compliance

All materials placed on course reserve must comply with the Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code). In compliance with copyright law, only one copy of photocopied materials may be placed on reserve. Exceptions to this rule are articles authored by the faculty member, solutions to problems of an unpublished nature, and federal or state laws or cases. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept materials for reserve status, if in its judgment fulfillment of the request will be in violation of copyright law.