Reserves are materials and resources which have been set aside by a professor to be used for a class. For the health and safety of our staff and patrons, only electronic reserves are available at this time. Visit our COVID-19 Resources and Updates page for additional details.

Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Monday through Friday

Reserves staff: Greg Kettinger
Phone: (314) 935-5451

Log in to Ares

Find course reserves (Students)
Check with your instructor to see whether they are utilizing Canvas or Ares to provide course materials.


Place items on reserve (Faculty)
Some libraries, including Olin Library, utilize Ares to support instructor’s course needs. However, reserves services may vary at distributed libraries.


You can link directly to articles from WashU-subscribed databases from your Canvas site via the permalink for a source. For more information on how to do this or to get assistance from a librarian, please see our guide Integrating the Library into Canvas.