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LIBRARY GUIDE TO HOW TO find course reserves in Library OneSearch

HOW TO find course reserves
Looking for a book or article that your professor has placed on reserve?


Start at the library’s webpage: https://library.oakland.edu/

Look in the left column, and under Find, click Course Reserves.


Library's website with Course Reserve circled

Next, enter your course number.and add an asterisk * at the end of the course number. Click Search.


Course number with asterisk entered on search line.

If there are many sections of this course, select your course section. Next you’ll see a list of items on reserve.

  • The first item is a book, and you’ll find it at the Service Desk in the library. To find more information about the book, click the title.


two results listed and title circled from the first result.

Next you'll find more information about the item including sending options. You can also get a citation to the book, upload the information to RefWorks, or develop a permanent link to this information.

more information on the reserve book with sending options

  • The second item in the reserve list is an online article. Click Available Online to view more information about this article.


Available online link circled at the bottom of the entry.

To see the article online, click view full text.


View full text is circled.

Before you access the full-text, you’ll need to log in using your NetID and password. Then click the Login button.


OU login screen so you can enter NetID and password.

Now you read the material online.

You can also find reserve material by searching for your professor’s name.


instructors last name as a search phrase

Here are the two items on reserve.

same two items on reserve

Need more help?  Contact the Research Help Desk.



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