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Faculty & Staff Services: Course Reserves

Find information on services available to CNU Faculty & Staff.

Online Faculty Reserve Request Form

***Use our new online form for Course Reserve RequestsRemember to bring personal copies to the circulation desk!


Reserve form

Reserves Contact

For Reserves questions or assistance, please email

For immediate assistance contact the Circulation Desk at 757-594-7133.


Faculty may place required reading materials and media (library owned or personal copies) on reserve for their students. The material will be available to students at the Trible Library Circulation Desk during normal library hours.

Accessing Reserves

Course Reserve lists may be searched for by either Professor’s last name or course number from the Library home page (>Course Reserves Tab, or directly on the Library’s catalog (

Alternative to Reserves - Scholar/Blackboard

You may wish to use Scholar/Blackboard for your course readings. This allows you to upload personally created documents and link to websites and articles available from the Library’s online databases. The contact person for Scholar is Will White, Academic Technologies Manager, ( or 594-8236).

For copyright reasons, it is preferable to link to articles available from the Library’s online databases. For help on finding persistent links to e-journals, you may go to the Library's Persistent Article Links information. If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact the Library at


Trible Library provides links to other websites to aid in research and is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of those sites.