Reserve & short loan collection



The reserve and short loan collection contains high use materials-including online (e-reserve) articles and book chapters; copies of high demand books, and DVDs-recommended, and set aside, by lecturers as part of the reading requirement for a particular course.

Reserve and short loan materials are only available to ANU staff and ANU students and can be accessed via the Library Catalogue or Wattle. For off campus access, students and staff are required to log in via the Information Technology Services Reverse Proxy login page.

Reserve and short loan collection items are either two hour or two day loan.

Two hour loan items are located near the information desk in each Library location and can be borrowed and used within the Library. Most can also be borrowed overnight if they are borrowed within two hours of Library closing time. Two hour loan items borrowed overnight are due back by opening time on the next business day. To book items for a specific time and date please speak to Library staff.

Two day loan items are located on the general shelves in each Library location. They must be returned by close of business on the due date. Items placed in the returns chute after the Library closes may incur a fine.

For further information please contact the reserve and short loan contact within each Library location.