What are Course Reserves?
Reserves are materials set aside for students in Chemeketa's classes. They consist mainly of textbooks and DVDs, but items such as rocks and minerals, graphing calculators, and maps are also available. Instructors or departments provide these items and determine their checkout times.
What is the Lending Library?
The Lending Library consists of textbook collections owned by specific departments. These departments set their own parameters for who can check out their items. Current collections in the Lending Library include:
Items in these collection check out for the entire term and may require a referral form or minimum requirements.
What do I need to check out a textbook?
Where do I go to check out a textbook?
Does the library have every textbook for every class?
Items are on a first come, first served basis. Though not every title is provided, the Lending Library and Textbook Reserves have an extensive collection.
Items in the PC Collection are provided by instructors or departments. If the library does not have a textbook for your class, you can ask the instructor or department if they have a copy they could place on reserve for student use.
How do I know which collection an item belongs to?
All Lending Library and Course Reserve call numbers will start with one of the following prefixes:
For more information regarding each collection see the Lending Library and Course Reserves tab.
Is there a charge for checking out a Lending Library or Course Reserve item?
Checking out Lending Library and Course Reserve items is free. The items must be returned at the end of the term. Fines and fees do apply to items returned late.
Is there a charge for returning a Lending Library or Course Reserve item late?
|Course Reserve: 2 Hour||$0.25 / hour / item|
|Course Reserve: 4 Hour||$1.00 / hour / item|
|All other Reserves and Lending Library||$1.00 / day / item|
Once a Lending Library or Course Reserve item is considered Lost a $5.00 nonrefundable charge is added to your account.
If you have an item that goes to Lost contact the Library Circulation Desk: 503.399.5043
Where can I turn in a library book when the library is closed?
Can I renew a Lending Library or Course Reserve item?
Unfortunately, these high demand items are unable to be renewed.