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Textbooks and Course Reserves

The Library does not buy textbooks, however, some Faculty donate textbooks to be used in the Library only. They cannot be checked out and removed from the Library.

Course Reserves @ SCF Libraries

Important: Make sure the option "Library Textbooks" is checked on the Search Page


  • Library textbooks are to use in the Library only - they cannot be taken outside of the Library.
  • SCF Libraries do not have copies of every course material and/or textbook, but do for the most common and General Education courses, depending on the Campus. For example:
    • ENC1101 and 1102, and many Literature books
    • SPC1608
    • MAT1033, MAC1104, MGF1106/1107, and many other Math books
    • AMH1010 and 1020, and other History books
    • CHM, BSC, and other Science books, as well as some Nursing books
    • ... and more! 


Textbook not listed? You can request a textbook we don't have

Depending on available funds, the Library might be able to get it. You will be notified if that's possible.