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Create a Reserve List in OBIS

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Search for the item you wish to place on reserve in OBIS.

  • Select and display the full record
  • Click on┬áthe Add to Folder button; repeat the process for all the items you want for a single course
  • When you've finished searching, click on the View Folder button
    • You can review the list at this point and remove items if necessary
    • If you want to add more items, use the Previous Screen button to return to a search page
  • Choose Full Display under Format of List - this ensures the call numbers will be included in the list
  • Choose the E-mail option and enter reserve.main@oberlin.edu
  • Change the Subject: to Reserve list for [Department] [course number]; e.g. Reserve list for POLT 101

If you wish to add notes to the list, email it to yourself first, edit it, and then forward to reserve.main@oberlin.edu.

Last updated:
August 11, 2017