Answered By: Fondren Research Services
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2018     Views: 99

To access Course Reserves, including Electronic Reserves, you can search for the item/s in the Library Search. First, choose Advanced Search on the top right:


Choose Course Reserves to limit your search:


You can search using the title of the item or your course name, ID or professor by using the "Any Field" drop-down menu:


When you have results, you can view their location and Call Number. Take this information the Fondren Library Main Desk where you can check out the Reserve item.


You will need your SMU ID to check out reserves. Most reserves are In-Library Use Only unless otherwise designated by your professor. 

There are copy machines and scanners that you can use to make personal copies of items on reserve - as long as you follow copyright restrictions. 

If you're having trouble or need assistance, please come by! You can also contact us through our Ask Us service and we would be happy to help.


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