Course Reserves

The Crouch Fine Arts Library offers course reserve services for music and visual art courses, as well as for any other courses that use audiovisual materials from our collections. To place materials on reserve, instructors should contact Jamie Duerksen, Public Services Coordinator (, 254.710.1366).

  • Digital reserve items are linked from the Canvas or Blackboard site for the course.

  • Physical reserve items are listed in BearCat, along with their location, call number, and current status. See the Course Reserve Search page.

Digital Reserves

All audio recordings and some scores placed on reserve are digitized and made available online, in either Baylor Box or the Variations system. Audio can be streamed quickly and easily through your Internet browser using the links in each course's reserve list.

For those works in the Variations system, links are also provided to view or listen using the Variations Client software, which offers more functionality than the browser version. For more information, see the Variations Guide.

Physical Reserves

Physical reserve materials (mainly books, large scores, and video recordings) are available at the CFAL Service Desk (Moody Library Building, Level 3). Loan periods are three hours, three days, or seven days, as requested by the instructor. Most items are checked out for three hours and must be used within the Moody and Jones buildings. Playback equipment is available for audiovisual items.