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Can I check out items that my professor has put on Reserve? If so, how long can I keep an item?

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A lot of Reserve items may be checked out.  To ensure optimal access, specified loan periods are designated by faculty when the materials are placed on reserve:  Common check-out times are:

  • 3-hour checkout (material must be used in the library)

  • 24-hour checkout (Overnight, must be returned the following day by the same time)

  • 3-day checkout

  • 7-day checkout


All users are assessed fines for materials not returned by specified date or time. Overdue charges for reserve materials are higher than general collection resources to encourage their prompt return. If items are not returned on time the following fines will be assessed: 




Please direct calls regarding the reserve materials to:  

Ary Bottoms - 704-406-4295 or email:

All library billing inquiries are handled in the Circulation Department. If you have questions regarding Reserve fines or about a bill, please contact Steve Harrington at 704-406-2183.