Course Reserves

Course reserves are a collection of physical (books, pamphlets, etc.) and electronic (Word, PDFs, PowerPoint, etc.) materials which belong to the library or are from the personal collection of a WTAMU faculty.

Search for an item on Reserve

Note: This search is available on the library’s main website by choosing “Reserves” from the search box dropdown.

Physical Reserves

Students may checkout items from the Circulation Desk for short periods of time. These periods of time ensure everyone gets an opportunity to use the same item.

For sample tests or lecture notes on Reserve, ask for them at the Circulation Desk by course number and professor’s name.

Possible Checkout Periods

  • 2-hour
  • 1-day
  • 3-day
  • 7-day

Overdue Fines

Overdue Fines
Check-out TimeFine
2 hours$ .15 per hour
1 day$1.00 per day
3 day$1.00 per day
7 day$1.00 per day

Electronic Reserves

Electronic Course Reserves (E-Reserves) provide online access to supplementary course reading materials submitted to the Cornette Library by West Texas A&M University faculty to support classroom instruction.


  • View, print, and download materials 24 hours a day, 7 days
  • E-Reserves allow simultaneous use by multiple authorized users
  • Access is password-restricted to students and faculty of WTAMU to comply with Fair Use guidelines of U.S. Copyright law
    • Please carefully read the instructions in the pop-up box which requires a unique username and password


  • Occasionally, server issues will prevent access
  • Download may vary depending on the file and/or your connection speed
  • E-Reserves come in varying file formats possibly requiring the following software:

Further Information

For further information, please email Beth Vizzini or Josh Edwards or call (806) 651-2226.

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