Information for Faculty

Physical items

Books, DVDs, and other physical materials can be placed on reserve at Olin Library, Mills College. To place physical materials on reserve at the F.W. Olin Library, complete the reserve request form

The login information is: 

Username: middlebury
Password: middfac


Select the appropriate time period, for example, “Middlebury 20XX” from the Semester drop-down menu and “Middlebury” as the Department. Then enter in your course number and course name.

For questions, please contact:

Online resources (E-reserves)
Faculty may request book excerpts, journal articles, or sound files (either music or recorded text) to be placed on electronic reserves, in advance of the beginning of the session.

For electronic reserve (e-reserve) requests:

  • Please complete the Eres Copyright Clearance form.
  • Email this form with the scanned book excerpt or journal article in PDF format as an attachment to If the library owns the journal, we will provide a link to our database.
  • For guidelines on copyright, please see Resources on Copyright Regulations.

For help with reserves, contact:

Elissa Papendick for physical reserves at, 510-430-2377, or visit for e-reserves.