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Van Pelt Library Course Reserves for Instructors: 6. Request Early!

Request Early!

Materials needed for the upcoming semester should be imported from previous semesters or requested as early as possible so they can be retrieved for reserves before being checked out by Penn patrons or being loaned to other schools through our Resource Sharing partnerships.

Materials in use will be recalled from Penn patrons or other schools

Materials missing or not owned by Penn will be referred to the appropriate subject bibliographer for purchase consideration.  You can also submit a purchase suggestion at any time during the year to ensure the title will be part of our collection when needed:




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