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  • Students, Looking for your course readings on Electronic Reserve? Click here.
  • Faculty/Staff, Putting items on Reserve? Need information on Electronic or Library (Print & A/V) Reserve? Click here.
Faculty & Staff:
Putting items on Reserve? Need information on Electronic or Library (Print & A/V) Reserve?
Choose from the menu below.
News/Announcements

Submitting for the current semester?
* NOW ACCEPTING SPRING 2011 Course Reserve submissions!!

PLEASE NOTE: Anything received after November 1, 2010 may delay availability of your Electronic Reserves.

All EReserve requests are processed in the order in which they've been submitted, and we make every effort to process and make ready each one as soon as reasonably possible. Faculty/Staff will receive an "official" notification email upon availability of their course reserves.
 
Please turn in your Reserves by the posted date to ensure availability!
Next Submission Date(s):
Semester: Spring 2011 Turn in by:  Nov 1, 2010

Semester: Summer 2011 Turn in by:  April 1, 2010
Remember: if you miss the posted submission date, don't worry. We will still accept your submission, but please expect delays. If you wish, submit what you have ready & turn in the rest later.
Need to know what was on past Electronic Reserve?

Our Electronic Reserve course index only shows currently offered classes. In order to see previously offered courses, faculty may login via Admin Login:

NOTE: If you're trying to view a past course list that was taught by someone other than you, just contact us. Please specify which previous course it was as well as the instructor (if known); we'll send you a brief listing of those readings for your review.

Then, once you're ready to begin placing items on EReserve, fell free to ask us how to submit your EReserve request if you're unfamiliar with our service and/or unsure as to how to proceed.

 
Submission How-To's — Reusing "OLD" course material:
  • Log in and retrieve desired Course List (see above for instructions);
  • Print list out and clearly indicate which readings will/won't be used again;
    • (i.e. highlight, strike through, asterisk, comment, notation, etc. — just as long as we know what's needed)
  • Complete the Electronic Reserve Form's section on Course/Instructor/Contact Info & print it out.
  • Staple or clip together all parts (form + reading list) into one batch;
  • Turn in to any staffmember at the Health Sciences Library's User Services Desk. It will be logged in & forwarded to us for processing.
 
  — Using "NEW" course material
  • Provide a list of ALL "New" readings
    • (i.e. those never used as EReserve for this particular course before)
  • Provide a copy of EACH "New" reading you've listed
    • (either photocopy OR file copy, i.e. PDF, saved onto flashdrive, disk, or CD)
  • Complete the Electronic Reserve Form's section on Course/Instructor/Contact Info & print it out.
  • Staple or clip or band together all parts (form + reading list + copies) into one batch;
  • Turn in to any staffmember at the Health Sciences Library's User Services Desk. It will be logged in & forwarded to us for processing.



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Students:
Looking for your course readings on Electronic Reserve?
Search either for the course or the instructor.

Electronic Reserves

Electronic Reserves are journal articles, book chapters, and other course readings placed online. Links to electronic information and material can be accessed both on- and off-campus twenty-four hours a day.

Electronic Reserves are time-limited and do not stay on Reserve indefinitely.
At the end of the semester, all course material is automatically removed from online view.

» Search for your course Electronic Reserves

Library Reserves

Library Reserves are books, audiovisuals, and dental kits/models placed on shelves behind or near the User Services Desk. These can only be accessed during normal library hours.

Library Reserve materials have different circulation periods, some of which can only be used within the library.
At the semester's end, all course items will be taken off reserve.

» Search for your course Library Reserves

The moment the "Go!" button is clicked, a box will pop-up asking for authentication. As this helps restrict access to the course material housed within it to only those affiliated with the course, only your instructor can give out this password.
  • Remember passwords are case sensitive, so type it exactly.
  • Click "Go to readings." Your reading list will appear.
  • Scroll through the list and click on the link of the document you want to read.

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Students' Frequently Asked Questions:

Why is it taking so long to download?

PDF files can be rather large. Depending on your internet connection, it could take ten minutes or longer to display. Once downloading is complete Acrobat Reader should automatically open with a copyright notice. Use the arrow keys to navigate through the document.

If you do not have Adobe Reader already installed on your computer, you may download it for free: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.

Why don't I see my course listed?

Electronic Course Reserves are for the use of enrolled students during a specific semester. Not all course materials are available through the Electronic Course Reserve system. If you do not see your course listed, it may be the result of one of three things:

  • HSL Reserves did not receive any Electronic Reserves from your course/instructor for this semester;
  • HSL Reserves received Electronic Reserves from your course/instructor for this semester, but we are still in the process of making them available; OR
  • Course Electronic Reserves have been received AND processed, but have been posted on some external site, such as Blackboard or the course's own site.

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