Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Beginning this summer and throughout the fall semester, we are working to upgrade the research experience by making ongoing improvements to our Research Guides.
You may encounter changes in the look and feel of the Research Guides website along with structural changes to our existing guides. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please let us know.

Textbook Reserves

Important!Textbooks on Reserve logo

  • We will add additional titles to this guide as textbooks become available. 
  • If your textbook is not on reserve, consider asking your professor to place a copy on reserve.
  • The Library staff does its best to ensure the currency of this guide.  To be sure you are using the required materials for your course, always refer to your syllabi for textbook editions and reading requirements. 


How to use this guide

  • Using the tabs to the left, look for your course prefix and click the appropriate tab.
  • Textbooks available for borrowing at the Boca Raton Campus are located at the Service Desk in Wimberly Library.  Textbooks available for checkout at the Jupiter campus are located at the Service Desk in the John D. MacArthur Library.  Click the hyperlinked title of a textbook to see textbook campus location and loan availability. 


Loan policies*

  • Hard copy textbooks typically can be borrowed for 2 hours at a time and must remain in the library.  A current FAU Owl card is required to borrow hard copy textbooks on reserve.  
  • Textbooks are not available for semester-long checkout. 

Remember

  • The Library staff does its best to ensure the currency of this guide.  To be sure you are using the required materials for your course, always refer to your syllabi for textbook editions and reading requirements.
  • To Donate or Loan a Textbook:  To donate, see our Gifts/Donations Policy for accepted materials.  For faculty or instructors who prefer to loan their textbook for a semester, see Faculty Guidelines for FAU Course Reserves to place it on Course Reserves.

Search here for non-textbook materials on reserve: articles, book chapters, and other types of readings