Course Reserves - BML

Search for Class Reserves:
Go to Course Reserves site
and select your department or instructor.

BML Course Reserves Coordinator:
Jay Dailey
E-mail: bmlreserves@ucsd.edu

Students:

1. How do I search for items on reserve for my class?
2. What classes have material on reserve at Biomed / MCL?
3. Where do I go to check out reserve items?
4. How long can I keep a reserve item? Can it be renewed?
5. How many reserve items can I check out at one time?
6. How can I be sure that an item will be available when I need it?
7. What are electronic reserves?
8. How do I access electronic reserves from off campus?

Faculty:

9. How can I put an item on reserve?
10. What kinds of material may be placed on reserve?
11. What if the library does not own the item I'd like to place on reserve?

1. How do I search for items on reserve for my class?

  • Go to http://reserves.ucsd.edu and select your department or instructor.
  • After searching by department or instructor to find a class, select the hyperlink listing for your class.
  • Accept the Copyright statement.
  • Here you will be able to view all of the items on reserve for your class, including electronic documents and listings of books that are available for checkout at the Library.

2. What classes have material on reserve at Biomed?

  • Undergrads: Some upper division biology courses
  • Graduates: Graduate level biology courses
  • Medical students: Core classes
  • Pharmacy courses

3. Where do I go to check-out class reserve materials?
Reserve material may be checked-out at the Circulation Desk. You must have a UCSD ID card to check-out material.

4. How long may I keep a reserve item? Can it be renewed?

Reserve items may be checked-out for a 3-hour period or can be checked-out overnight 3 hours before the library closes. You may check out a reserve item a second time if there isn't a hold on the reserve item.

5. How many reserve items can I check out at one time?

You can have up to three reserve items checked out at any one time.

6. How can I be sure that an item will be available when I need it?
You may place a hold on an item for the same day only (today, not tomorow), including overnight check-outs. To place a hold, either come by the Circulation desk or call us at (858) 534-3253.

7. What are electronic reserves?
Electronic reserves makes available instructor assigned materials including but not limited to print, digital text, audio and image files, and non-copyrighted material such as syllabi, lecture notes, and solutions in support of academic instructional programs.

Electronic reserves are made available via the World-Wide Web and are provided exclusively for use by the UCSD campus community, including students enrolled in UCSD distance education classes. Access is restricted to UCSD IP addresses.

8. How do I access electronic reserves from off-campus?
The Reserves Website is restricted to UCSD IP addresses. For UCSD users with outside Internet connections, the Proxy Server is one solution for you.

9. How can I put an item on reserve for my class?

10. What kinds of material may be placed on Reserve?
  • Books
  • Journal articles
  • Old exams
  • Problem set solutions
  • Class handouts (including those from the tutorial office)
  • Powerpoint slides
  • Stored Pubmed searches
  • Links to other essential resources

11. What if the library does not own the item I'd like to place on reserve?

The Biomedical Library will attempt to order any book needed for course reserves. If a book needs to be ordered from the publisher, there may be a delay of several weeks.

Questions? Please contact Jay Dailey, BML Reserves Coordinator.

E-mail: bmlreserves@ucsd.edu / Tel: (858) 534-7092