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Course Reserves

How to access course reserves for Oxford College Students and Faculty.

Course Reserves for Students

Students will need to log in to to access materials for your course. Your Emory NETID and password will be required.  Course reserves are visible starting the first day of class.  *Please note that not all of your professors/courses will have items on reserve.


You can also access course reserves via Canvas. Log in with your Emory NetID and password, choose your course, and select Library Course Reserves on the bottom left of the menu bar.


If you have any questions about reserves, please reach out to your faculty or email the Oxford Library Course Reserves at


If you are accessing course reserves off-Emory campus, you may need to log in to the Emory VPN to access databases. Visit for more information.




All physical reserve items check out for a 3 hour period.  There is an overdue fine of $1 per hour.  Text 770-415-8963 to see if your item can be renewed.


  • Select My Courses for a detailed list of the courses you are currently enrolled.

  • Each course will have a list of all items that are on reserve.  

  • Under Student Tools, you may search by course number, instructor name, title of item, or author.  This will only have results for your currently enrolled courses.

  • If the item is a physical reserve (such as a book, kit) please visit the Oxford Library Service Desk and give the course name, instructor, and item title to the staff member. (example: Eng 381RW, Professor Ivey, "Women Writers in America.")

  • If the item is an e-reserve, you must click on View Item in order to view the reading.