Short Term Loan items (also called "reserves") are high-demand items, usually required readings for current courses. The Short Term Loan area is located behind the Circulation Desk.


How Do I Find My Instructor's List?

To access the Short Term Loan list for your course, go to:

  • On the left-hand side of the screen, click on Quick Links and select Course Reserves from the drop-down menu. Click 'GO'.
  • Enter the name of the professor, the course code, or the course name into the search box and then click the category you wish to search.
  • In the search results, click on the professor's name, the course code, or the course name to see the catalogue list and whether items are signed out.

A binder at the Regis Circulation Desk contains printed lists filed by course number.

All Short Term Loan items must be signed out at the Circulation Desk.


Loan Limit

Normally only two Short Term Loan items may be borrowed at the same time.


How Short is Short Term Loan?

The majority of Short Term Loan items in Regis College Library circulate for two hours. These items are indicated by green tape on the spines. When it is two hours or less to closing time these two-hour loan items can be signed out until the next open day. They are due at 9:45 a.m. when the next open day is a weekday or 12:15 p.m. when it is a Saturday.

Some items circulate for other periods such as 5 days or 7 days.


There are no holds on Short Term Loan items.



There are no renewals on Short Term Loan items.

$.50 per hour. The hourly fine applies to all short term loans, including 7 day loans. The hourly fine is applied after a fifteen minute grace period. Please return short term loan items directly to the Library staff member on duty at Circulation and not through the book drop slot.