Closed Reserve

Closed Reserve is a collection of personal and Ohio State library owned materials placed in the library by individual instructors for exclusive use by their students.

Materials may be placed on closed reserve for loan periods of:

  • 2 hours (in library use only)
  • 24 hours
  • 3 days
  • 1 week
  • 3 weeks

Instructors: Bring materials for closed reserves to the circulation desk at least twenty-four hours before it is needed. If you would like to request Ohio State Library owned materials for closed reserve, we recommend making your request at least two weeks in advance.

If you need further assistance please contact the BLIC at or by calling the circulation desk at 419-755-4331.