Media Reserves

Using Physical Reserve Items

Physical reserve items include DVDs, CDs, and other media items located in the Music & Media Center. Please bring the call number to a Music & Media Center staff member to retrieve the item for you.  

Media items are placed on reserve for 2 , 3,  4, or 5 hours, or 1 to 3 days. Strict Reserves (2, 3, 4, or 5 Hour) may be used only in the Music and Media Center. Overdue fines are $1.00/hour until the item is returned. Items on reserve for 1 or 3 days can be taken out of the library.  

1 Day Reserves are due by noon on the date due and 3 Day Reserves are due by 10:00 p.m. on the date due. Overdue fines are $12.00 per day until the item is returned.  

Using e-Audio Reserves

E-Audio Reserves are streaming sound files of required listening for a course. These may be accessed only by registered participants in a class for the duration of the class. To access your course’s e-Audio Reserves, log into your class’s Blackboard account via MyTulane and select e-Audio Reserves in the left-hand menu.

Putting Items on Reserve

Faculty members or course instructors may place items on reserve. For information regarding copyright allowances for film use, please review our Media Copyright Guide

To place Music & Media Center materials (video or sound recordings) on physical reserve, please complete the Media Course Reserves Form. Printed copies of this form also available in the Music and Media Center, located on the 4th floor of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Contact Douglas Park at (504) 862-8645  for more information.

To place sound recordings on e-Audio Reserves, please complete the E-Audio Reserve Request Form. Please note, the Music & Media Center can digitize or import nearly any format of recording in our collection into a streaming audio file and make it available for online streaming via your Blackboard page. If you require a recording not already in our collection we will make every effort to purchase it. Streaming, non-downloadable E-Audio Reserves can be made available for the duration of the semester during which the materials will be studied or for any portion of the semester. Contact BJ Blue ( at (504) 862-8644 for more information.

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