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Find course reserves (students)

You can find course reserves by searching the UIC Library Search.


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  1. Physical reserves are loaned on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Richard J. Daley Library.
  2. During Fall 2020, Reserve media (books, CDs, DVDs, instructor personal copies) are 24-hour loans only (exception noted below).
  3. Please return borrowed reserve media before the Library closes at 9 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), or 7 p.m. (Friday).
  4. Reserve media loaned on Fridays must be returned the following Monday before 9 p.m.
  5. Returned media will be quarantined for three-days (72-hours) before it will be loaned again.


The Library will license electronic textbooks if licenses are available.

Note: Most publishers do not license textbooks to academic libraries. Textbooks are also available for rent inside BlackBoard course pages or by visiting the UIC Redshelf service:


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