Media materials may be returned anytime, using the "Media Drop" slot located in front of the Music & Media Center Service desk, Library North 3rd floor.
do not place media materials in the book drop.
Using the media collections:
Media materials may be booked for classroom use. Faculty are
encouraged to pre-book media at least 7 days in advance of its showing, to
ensure the availability of the title for a specific day and time. Without
advanced booking, materials are available on a first come, first-use basis.
For additional borrowing information, please see: Policies
and Use of Collections.
Placing media materials on Course
Faculty may request to have media materials
(library-owned or your personal copies) placed on reserve in the Music &
Media Center for one quarter. Items on reserve are restricted to library
use only.* Reserve materials are listed in the library catalog
by course number and professor name. Students locate reserve materials by
using the Reserves
Search in the Library Catalog.
*If an item is on course
reserve, a faculty member may borrow the item for use in a class, but are
encouraged to return it immediately after use.
To place media materials on reserve, please
use the following links:
Guide to Placing Materials on Reserve -- Overview of the reserves process
Course Reserves List -- Complete and submit this
form for placing Personal Copies of media (VHS, DVD, CD, L.P.,
Multimedia, Music Score) on reserve for one quarter
Reserves Request Form -- Complete this online form to place Library-owned
media materials (VHS, DVD, CD, L.P., Multimedia, Music Scores) on reserve for
If you would like to have listening examples placed online (students access the
audio clips via the web with the Real Audio player) please
follow the Instructions for Online
If you wish to place books or articles on reserve, you may also use the forms
however print course reserve materials will be housed at the Loan Desk
(1st floor, library
north). For additional information or help with
placing media materials on reserve in the
MMC, please contact the media reserves
Kaiser Pare' at
Media purchase requests:
If you would like to request the
purchase of media materials for the library's collection, please send an email
to your department's Library
Coordinator with the title, format, and vendor (if known). You
may first want to read the University Library's Media
Collection Development Policy.
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