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Course Reserves

HSPH Reserves using Canvas 

  • Use Canvas to Update Course Reading Lists and request items to be placed on course reserve.

HMS & HSDM Reserves

Please note, Countway cannot link articles for HMS or HSDM at this time.

Reserve requests should be placed a minimum of two weeks before they are needed.

Adding Reserve Material on Course website via Canvas:

1. Go to your course website and log in as an instructor using your HarvardKey. To get to your course website, go to Click on the "Courses" tab and select your course. Note: You must have admin privileges to edit or add reserve material.

2. Click on "Library Reserves" This is found on the left side of the page under the "Home" menu.

3. Find "Manage Library Reserves" on the top right of the page, then select "Add New Reserve"


Course packs may be placed on reserve at Countway. To do so, place a request for the course packet as a single item. The course packet may then be dropped off at Circulation and Reserves desk at Countway. All course packs must be bound or put in a binder before they are left at the library.

For futher assistance please call (617) 432-2136 or email us.