Reserve and E-Reserve Request online submission form

Reserve Collection holds books and videos selected by lecturers as required material for their units. These items are available as a 2 hour loan within the library. Academic staff can request items to be placed into the restricted Reserve Collection at any campus.

e-Reserve Collection allows digital copies of articles./ book chapters to be accessed online via the Library Catalogue. To ensure VU meets its licence and copyright obligations, material under third-party copyright must be stored in eReserve if intended for student use.  More information on eReserve and copyright can be found at:

For additional Copyright information regarding teaching, please check  Copyright for teaching intranet web site.

The minimum turnaround time for Reserve /e-Reserve processing is 3 working days.
Please note:  Lecture notes and PowerPoint slides and lecture notes use VU Collaborate.

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Unit Information

 Unit Name * (e.g. Introduction to Marketing                       

Unit Code* (e.g. BHO1171)                                               

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Requester details

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Materials Information

Please list the required items under the appropriate heading. Please ensure to provide correct citations for all items. There is no need to submit photocopies of book chapters/articles for scanning.  The library will source all material for eReserve requests and process the requests according to copyright regulation.

Citation details required: title, author, year of publication, edition and call number

Citation details required: author, chapter title, page numbers of chapter, book title, publisher and date of publication, edition

Citation details required: author, article title, journal title, year, volume number, issue number and page numbers of article

Citation details required: party names, volume, year and page numbers

Date item to be removed from Reserve/E-Reserve* 
Note: E-Reserve materials that have been available online for more than 11 months need to be reviewed to ensure they should remain available.  Copyright law deems a second communication to have occurred once a work has been online for 12 months.

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