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Textbook Affordability Resource Guide for Students / Parents

Our Libraries have access to over 2 billion book titles and 2 million eBooks. These resources are free to access and borrow.

FIND BOOKS ON RESERVE

The steps below outline how students can locate physical and electronic reserve material.

Please Note: Physical Reserves are not available this semester due to Covid-19.

Please Note: Electronic Reserves (ARES) are available. See information below.

 

Physical Course Reserves 

Physical course reserves (i.e., books, print materials, DVDs) have a call number and are listed in the WU Libraries Catalog.

To find physical course reserves in the library catalog:

  1. Using the link below, search by the course number or instructor's name.
  2. The catalog will indicate which library is holding the materials for your course.
  3. Go to the appropriate library's checkout desk to request an item on reserve.

Search for physical course reserves (no access to physical reserves)

 


 

Electronic Course Reserves -- Access Ares below 

 

Ares is an online course reserves system for PDFs of journal articles or book chapters, streaming video/audio, and other readings or assignments. To find electronic course reserves in Ares:

  1. Using the link below, login with your WUSTL Key.
  2. Courses you are enrolled in are displayed on the main menu.
  3. Click on the course to see reserve items that your instructor has made available.

If you have registered late or don't see a course on the main Ares menu, contact Olin Library Reserves staff at reserve@wumail.wustl.edu.

 

Search Ares for electronic course reserves