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SON Administrative Staff Guide

A guide for administrative staff of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Course Reserves Instructions

New Requests - Electronic Reserves (articles and book chapters)

  1. Log into Course Reserves ( using your NetID and password.  If you are not the instructor of the course-ask to be made proxy for the course
  2. Click on “Upcoming Courses” and select the class that needs readings added
  3. Under the Home tab choose Add/Reactivate Reserves
  4. Choose Add an electronic item
  5. You will be prompted: What type of electronic item would you like to place on Reserves? Choose Link or book chapters
  6. Fill in the citation information as prompted.  Be sure to include the date the article should be made available by and any tags to make finding the article easier
  7. Once you have added all the class articles, email Hannah Rogers, the course reserves manager, ( and ask her to review and make the articles available.

New Requests - Books or other print materials

Books and other print materials owned by the library or by the instructor can be placed on reserve and placed in the WHSC Library for short term use. If the item is an instructor’s personal copy, bring it to the Information Desk in the WHSC Library.  If the library has a copy, email us at (Ask a Librarian) to request that our copy of the book be placed on reserve.  Requests for books should be placed at least one month in advance of the start of the semester to assure that the book is available.  Please include the following information if available:

  • Book title
  • Author name
  • Edition/year of publication
  • Call number (search the library catalog)
  • Name of the course, course number, section number
  • Instructor’s name

If you need assistance please email Hannah Rogers, the course reserves manager, at

Look up a Book from a Syllabus

Go to the Library Search online catalog:

Enter the TITLE in the search field.  To narrow the results you can either narrow the date range, or sort by date instead of relevance.