Student Access to Course Reserves

GT Account:


 Materials can be picked up at the INFODesk on the Grove level in Price Gilbert.

Faculty Information for Course Reserves

The Georgia Tech Library can put books, journal articles, scanned chapters, and much more on reserves for students. The links below will direct you to the best way to submit requests to our Reserves team. Note: Please submit requests for purchased materials well in advance of the semester. We will contact you when purchased materials are available.  

Materials owned by the Georgia Tech Library

Books, DVDs, CDs

Complete the Reserves – Books, DVDs, CDs form

Place Your Request


Complete the Reserves - eResources form

Place Your Request

Note: The following materials cannot be put on Reserves: reference books, entire issues of journals, books owned by other libraries, books in the Emory shared collection.

Materials NOT owned by the Georgia Tech Library

Personal Copy

Complete the Reserves – Personal Copy form

Place Request

Purchase Request

Complete the Reserves - Purchase Request form

Place Request

Best practices for sharing Library electronic resources - articles, book chapters, streaming video

Titles held by GT - Post the permalink from the catalog or citation to Canvas at:

Note: scanned copies of any article that is available in our databases cannot be posted to Canvas due to copyright restrictions

Please refer to Copyright Guidelines for additional information.

Mastering Library links for Canvas

This video teaches you how to share Georgia Tech Library resources in your Canvas course section.

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Retention Policy

Only hard copy reserve materials being used for classes taught in the current semester will be housed at the Library. At the end of each semester, all reserve materials will be removed. Library owned items will be returned to the LSC and personal copies returned to the owner. 

Submit a request to renew the Reserve material(s) by the last day of finals if they will be used for the semester immediately following the current one.  

Permissions for articles, book chapters, etc. that are not available from the Georgia Tech Library are granted for one semester only. Permission must be requested for use in subsequent semesters. 

Exceptions may be made for resources which are used by students throughout the year. 

Student papers/projects cannot be posted without written permission of the student.

Copyrighted material must have complete bibliographic citation noted when posted.