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About Course Reserves

Course Reserves

  • Course reserve materials are located at the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor of the Stearns Learning Resource Center (Bldg 3).

Course Reserves in Print

  • Most course reserve materials are available for use in library only
  • Available for check-out in 2 hour increments
  • CF ID card is required to check out course reserve materials
  • Questions about In-house Course Reserves? Call the Circulation Desk @ (352) 854-2322, X. 1344    

Electronic Course Reserves

  • E-Course Reserves are made available through Google Drive to currently enrolled students
  • Students do not need a Google account to access materials via Google Drive
  • Loan period for E-Reserve materials: 4 hours

*To view a list of courses with available e-Reserves, access the Course Reserves guide HERE

How to Request E-Reserves

To request access to E-Reserve materials, send an email with the following information to  

  • Your name, and CF student ID number
  • Course name and number
  • An active email account
  • Book title & pages/chapters being requested
  • Date you would like access to begin

*Please submit request during business hours. Requests received after hours will be processed the following business day.*

Note: We follow guidelines for controlled digital lending based on the legal doctrines of First Sale and Fair Use in implementing the lending of digital copies of books.

Ocala Campus Library Remote Services Hours 

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Sunday - CLOSED

Search a Course Reserve Title in the Library Catalog

You can check if your professor has placed an item in Course Reserves by searching the Library Catalog. 

Search by Title

  • Enter the item's title in the search box; click the Course Reserves filter that appears in the search box as you type. View image below. 
  • Image number 2 shows the results page for the searched item.

course reserve filter in library catalog


Don't have the title of the item? 

  • If you don't have the title of the textbook, or item, enter a general term instead; select the Course Reserves filter (view image below).

In the side navigation...

  • Tick the Course Instructor option to view items reserved by instructors (view image below).
  • Tick the Course Name option to view items by course (view image below).

course reserve filter