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Course Reserves

The Course Reserves service helps you find required and recommended textbooks or course notes for a specific academic course. To search, enter the course code, course name, or the instructor's name in the search box below.

Search tips:

  • Enter the course code without spaces or dashes (e.g., civ3504);
  • Enter the  course name or use keywords (e.g., conception des structures en béton armé or béton armé);
  • Enter the instructor's full name or just the first or last name (e.g., rosini or aude rosini).

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If the desired document is not part of the Course Reserves, contact us at the Reference Service, specifying the title of the document and the course code.

Course Reserves

Course Reserves is located behind the Library Service Desk. This collection contains required or recommended course materials such as textbooks, books, and dictionaries. The complete list of titles is available for consultation at the counter.

Course Reserves allows a larger number of students to access the most requested documents through a four-hour loan. The Reserve is updated at the beginning of each term.

For more information, consult the Borrowing guide.

Course Notes

The course notes are located on the 8th floor of the Library in the "Note de cours de Polytechnique" section. They can be searched in the Course Reserves or in the Sofia Discovery Tool.

For more information, consult the Borrowing guide.

Find a Course Code

You do not know a course code or name? You can find it in the Répertoire des cours et horaires (Schedule and Courses Directory, in French only).

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Add a book to the Course Reserves

Add a book to the Course Reserves

Professors and lecturers at Polytechnique may request that a document be placed at the Course Reserves by filling out this form.


Need Help?

Do not hesitate to contact our Reference Desk.

514-340-4711 extension 4665

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Did you know that you can easily find a book, an article or any other type of document in the Library collection? You can access all our documents in print or electronic format through Sofia, our discovery tool.

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