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Course Reserves

Your instructor may reserve instructional material for use in the B.F. Hamilton Library. To obtain these materials please provide your ID card, instructor’s name, and course number.

  • Instructors may require the use of a resource from the circulation desk.
  • At the circulation desk, ask for the resource by sharing your professor’s name and the course number with the library staff on duty.
  • The resource will then be checked out to you for use in the library.
  • Lending time is generally two hours but is specific to the resource being borrowed.
  • If you have questions about reserves, please visit the library or contact us via email, reference@franklincollege.edu.


Collection Development

  • B.F. Hamilton Library acquires information resources to support the curriculum, for the professional development of faculty and staff, and for general and recreational interests of the Franklin College community.
  • Resources are acquired in a variety of formats, with an emphasis on online access.
  • More detail is available in the Collection Development Policy.