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Guide to the Law Library at UH Manoa : Course Reserves

A guide to the University of Hawaii Law Library.

Course Reserves

COURSE RESERVES DURING COVID-19

Course Reserves Instructions for Students

INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDENTS: 

To check out items placed on course reserves,

  • Log into the Law Library Primo
  • Enter the title of the book, course number, course name, and/or faculty name into the search bar. 
  • Use the drop down menu on the right of the search bar to find all books on course reserves connected to your course. The left side of the window should list the Course Instructor and Course Name

  • Course Reserves items can only be requested at the front desk.  Please inquire at the front desk and the library staff will check if there are copies available for use in our Course Reserves collection.
  • Course Reserve items can only be borrowed for 2 hours at a time so that other students can have a chance to use the resource that day. 
  • Course Reserve items can only be borrowed while you are in the library.  Any extensions or special requests must be pre-approved by the faculty member.
  • Please make a seat reservation if you will study in the library. 
  • See our schedule for front desk circulation hours. You may pick up items during this time. Please follow all health and safety rules as you approach the front desk.

 

Course Reserve Instructions for Faculty

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FACULTY:

Course Reserve services allow Faculty Members to...

  • Place a book, DVD, or digital resource from their personal collection on course reserves
    • If sending an item from their personal collection, send it with the Course Reserve Form to the Law Library Evening Supervisor.  The item can either be physical or in digital format (such as pdf).
    • The item will be processed, shelved in our course reserve section behind the front desk, and added into Primo, the library catalog.
    • The item will be discoverable by your course number, course name, instructor name, or title.
  • Place an item, such as book or eBook, from the Law Library's Primo catalog on course reserves.
    • Once you have identified an item in the Law Library's Primo for course reserves, write the title, and call number, in the Course Reserve Form to the Law Library Evening Supervisor.
    • The item will be processed, shelved in our course reserve section behind the front desk, and added into Primo, the library catalog.
    • The item will be discoverable by your course number, course name, instructor name, or title.
  • Download, print, and fill out the Course Reserve Form. 
    • Please note that the default loan period for items on course reserve is two hours.
    • Physical course reserve resources can only be requested at the Law Library's front desk. 
    • Some eBooks may limit 1 viewer at a time and may limit page downloading and printing capabilities.  The Law Library may need to go by publisher contracts and copyright rules should these issues arise.
    • If there are any special requests, such as extending the resource's loan period, or other needs, please write the details on the course reserve form.

For any questions, please contact the Evening Supervisor at ellenrae[at]hawaii[dot]edu or at ext. 62867.