Course Reserves Collection

Most spaces in the Library on floors Ground, 1 & 2 will be open to SF State faculty, students and staff for Fall Semester 2021 starting Monday, August 16, 2021. Please be prepared to show the GHG Ambassador the green dot for your daily health screening.

Please see our guide to how to access our services and collections and contact us with any questions you may have here.

The Course Reserves collection consists of books, DVDs, CDs and other materials selected by SF State faculty on a semester-by-semester basis for the exclusive short-term use of students in one or more of their classes. Materials may be from the Library collections or personal copies.

Using the Collection

Course reserves may be checked out from the Book Checkout & Pickup Desk. Typical loan periods are 2 hours, 4 hours, 24 hours or 48 hours, as determined by the instructor.

For Faculty


For questions related to this collection, contact Course Reserves at (415) 405-5522.