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Textbook and 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


Monday to Thursday    7:30am to 9:00pm
Friday                        7:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday                    9:00am to 4:00pm

Sunday                      2:00pm to 9:00pm

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

Phone: 954.201.6684

Material Location:

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

Faculty Textbook and Course Reserve Request Form


Monday & Wednesday    11:00am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday      10:00am to 6:00pm

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

Contact us if you have any questions:                             

Victor Lawrence, Faculty Librarian

Material Location:

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


Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday                     10:00am to 8:00 pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday             10:00am to 6:00pm

Contact us if you have any questions:

BC South Regional Library Reference Desk: (954) 201-8896

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 

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

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 textbook 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 Textbook 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

Textbook 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.