The Mardigian Library / Stamelos Gallery Center building is currently closed. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 1 with lobby only access for specific services (MeLCat, Interlibrary loan, reserves, student printing, checkouts, returns). Study space and the computer labs will not be available on September 1 but will follow later. Details regarding the reopening will be posted as they are available. Until we reopen, the Mardigian Library will continue to provide many library resources online as well as virtual research support. Librarians and Library Staff are available to answer questions from faculty, staff, and students during virtual library hours, either by chat, email, phone, or SMS. For further impact on library services, click here.

Library Virtual Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8 am to 9 pm  |  Friday 8 am to 6 pm  |  Saturday & Sunday noon to 6 pm


Search Course Reserves

  • Student Information

    How to use course reserves:

    • Ask for the items you need at the Library Info Desk on the first floor.
    • You need a valid MCard to check out reserve items.
    • No more than three reserve items can be checked out at once.
    • Reserve materials may not be renewed, held for a user, or reserved for a later time period.
    • Patron information is confidential in compliance with the library's User Privacy Policy.
  • Faculty Information

    What can be put on Reserve?

    • The Reserve Service will purchase most items requested for Reserve if the Library does not own a copy.
    • We may not be able to purchase:
      • very expensive works
      • multiple copies of multi-volume sets
      • out-of-print items
    • Once the purchased item has been received in the Reserve Department, an e-mail will be sent to the requester indicating the item has been received and placed on Reserve for the course.
    • The Reserve Office will accept personally-owned books and videos from faculty and staff in accordance with copyright restrictions.

    How to put materials on Reserve

    • Complete the online Reserve Form. As you fill out the form, please remember:
      • If materials that you need are not already owned by the library, we will try to obtain them, following these guidelines.
      • The library will follow guidelines for copyright and multiple copies.
      • Select a loan period that fits the needs of your students.
    • Provide the library with any personal copies you want to have on Reserve.
    • Reserve requests are generally processed in 3-5 working days from the time they are received.
  • Fines for Overdue Reserves
    • 2, 3, 4 and 24 hour reserve items - $1.00 per hour.
    • 2, 3 and 7 day items - $5.00 per day.
    • DO NOT return reserve materials to the drop box, give them to a staff person at the Library Info Desk.
    • Fine appeals cannot be made for reserve items.
  • Reserve Loan Periods
    Loan Type Details
    2 Hour in-library use only; must be returned within two hours of check-out time.
    3 Hour can be checked out for home use for three hours.
    4 Hour in-library use only; must be returned within four hours of check-out time.
    24 Hour can be checked out for home use; due 24 hours from the time they are checked out.
    2 Day can be checked out for home use for 2 days.
    3 Day can be checked out for home use for 3 days.
    7 Day can be checked out for home use for 7 days.
    Term Loan can be checked out for home use until the end of the term.

Reserve staff are generally available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
313-593-5457 or

Did you know?

  • 3D Printer in the Library
  • The Mardigian Library has one LulzBot 3D printer and we offer a 3D printing service for current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

  • Please visit our 3D Printing Service page for information on 3D printing, resources for students and faculty, and how to submit your 3D Print Requests.