Course Reserves & Materials

Materials such as books, textbooks, articles, videos, solution sets, and exams that an instructor has selected for use by students enrolled in a specific course are placed “on reserve” at the UW-Madison Libraries.  Physical materials are located at various libraries across campus. The libraries do not provide scanning or hosting services for e-reserves. Online content licensed by the libraries, such as journal articles and e-books can be accessed on or off campus.

Students: Find Reserve Material with Library Course Reading Lists

For Faculty / Instructors


Please use the Course Reserves Contact Form if you have questions or need additional assistance.

For technical help:

  • The Library Technology Group Help Desk, (608) 262-8880, provides help accessing library resources including course reserves.