To access course material on ECR, you'll need your four-digit course-specific password. If you're unsure what it is, contact your instructor.
How to Use Electronic Course Reserves
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To access Electronic Course Reserves, click on "Electronic Course Reserves" from the Library's homepage. You can also access the system directly using this link: http://researchguides.csuohio.edu/er.php
The “Research Guides – E-Reserves by Course” page will appear:
Before you begin searching for items on Electronic Course Reserve you’ll need to know:
To begin, start typing the course number, course name or instructor’s last name in the box until a list of courses appears. Click on your course from that list:
You’ll land on this page where you’ll need to review the copyright statement and enter your 4-digit course password:
That will take you to this page. Course reserve materials are located in folders by format: Electronic, Book and Multimedia. Within each folder, items are arranged alphabetically by title. Click on a title to access an item directly or direct you to the electronic journal that contains the item:
Clicking on theicon to the right of any item within any folder will open a dialog box that contains citation information as well as a link to the item:
The Electronic reserves folder contains:
The Book reserves folder contains:
The entry in the Library's on-line catalog indicates location,call number and availability of the book on reserve.
The Multimedia reserves folder contains:
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The entry in the Library's on-line catalog indicates location,call number and availability of the media on reserve
Since the E-reserves system is integrated with the Library’s Research Guide pages, it’s possible that related subject guides may be linked in your course reserve page as requested by your instructor. These guides, prepared by Librarian subject specialists, provide valuable research information specific to your course subject:
For assistance with ECR, contact:
Vern Morrison, Electronic Course Reserves Coordinator