Spiva Library

eReserve Overview

What is eReserves?

eReserves, or electronic reserves, are course reserve readings that are made accessible electronically

Links to exisiting digital content is provided, or content can be scanned and made accessible as .pdf files

 

What are the benefits to eReserves?

Faculty and instructors can easily reuse material from semester to semester and for multiple courses

Eliminate the need for making multiple print copies

Accommodating differing study habits by making materials available 24 hours a day

Research indicates that students read more of the assigned material if the readings are available online.

 

How does it work?

eReserves can be searched through SWAN (the library online catalog) by course or instructor

Note: eReserves require an Instructor provided password.

Students view and/or print the material 24 hours a day from any computer with internet access

View detailed instructions on how to access eReserve materials.

 

Need help?

To learn more about eReserves, contact:

  • Melissa Forsythe @ 625-9362 (Circulation Specialist)
  • James @ 625-3180 (Document Delivery Librarian)
  • or email LibrCirc@mssu.edu

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