Getting Started with eReserve

To post eReserve articles, homework solutions, sample exams, short book chapters, or other materials on Blackboard, follow the steps below.

Step 1

Submit an eReserve Request form from your Blackboard course site under the Faculty eLibrary tab.

  • From your Blackboard course site, click on the Faculty eLibrary tab.
    Tab Screenshot
  • Then click on the Reserve/eReserve link on the left side of the page.
    eReserve Link
  • Next, fill out the online form and click the Send Request button.

Step 2

Provide the Library Reserve Coordinator with “Course Builder” access in Blackboard, which will allow the Reserve Coordinator to add content to your course for you.

  • Login to the Blackboard course to which you'd like the eReserve Coordinator to add your eReserve materials.
  • First, make sure that Edit Mode is set to ON.
    Edit On Screenshot
  • Under the control panel, on the bottom left side of the page, click on Users and Groups.
  • Then click on Users.
    Users Screenshot

 

  • Next, click on the Enroll User button.
    Enroll button

 

  • Enroll users screenshotType in ldjones in the Username box (which is our Reserve Coordinator's Username) and select Course Builder from the "Role" dropdown menu.

 

  • Then click the Submit button.

Step 3

Submit your eReserve material.

  • If your eReserve material is a hard-copy, take it to the Library Circulation/Reserve Desk, (2nd floor) with the reserve request form. We will scan and post your material in Blackboard for you.
  • If your eReserve material is in electronic format, email the document(s) to the library reserve coordinator, ldjones@cpp.edu or liblrrs@cpp.edu. We will convert documents the  documents to PDF format if they are not already and post them on Blackboard for you.

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