UTS Library

Reserve Collections

icon  The Open and Closed Reserve Collections consist of high demand materials which includes books, DVDs/videos and recent journal issues. For more information, see staff at the Enquiries and Loans Desk.


Open & Closed Reserve

All reserve items are available for 2 hour loans. 

To borrow and return items from the Open Reserve collection, please use the self-check machines located in this area.

To borrow from the Closed Reserve collection, please ask a staff member at the Enquiries & Loans Desk located next to the Open Reserve area.

Reserve items can be booked. Please see below for more information.

icon  You need to ensure that you return Reserve items by the due date and time to avoid Fines.


How to place a booking

If the Reserve item is out on loan or you would like to use a Reserve item at a later date you can place a booking on the item at the Enquiries & Loans Desk on Level 2.

Booking Conditions

  • Only UTS students, eligible INSEARCH students or staff can place a booking.
  • Bookings can be made up to 1 week in advance. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your booking, other students will then have access to that item.
  • Some Closed Reserve items are unable to be removed from the Library and therefore will not be eligible for an overnight booking.
  • Your fines must be $29 or less.