Electronic Course Reserves provides you with access to course materials 24 hours a day, 7days a week through your Blackboard course site. You can view and print these materials from any computer with Internet access.
Be sure to register with the Libraryís EZ-Proxy server that will enable you to link to licensed resources from off campus. The instructions for remote access to Library resources are at: http://dewey.brooklyn.cuny.edu/resources/?sub_id=112&view=service Students can also find remote access instructions under the Library tab in Blackboard. If you have problems accessing your course documents in Blackboard, please contact your professor.
Electronic Course Reserves provides access to reserve material 24 hours a day, seven days a week through your Blackboard course site. Students have the ability to view and print these materials from any computer with Internet access.
Please follow these procedures to ensure that E-Reserves staff can create your E-Reserves as quickly as possible. E-Reserves staff needs 2 weeks to create E-Reserves for your course site.
For questions/problems with E-Reserves, please contact Mary Pope at 718-951-5335 or email@example.com
On-site Reserve Collection Policy
Each semester professors may request that heavily used materials be placed on reserve temporarily for their current class. This procedure is generally used for required readings and class assignments. The Reserve Collection also includes items kept on permanent reserve because of their continuous high demand.
Access to On-site Reserve Collection Materials
Items placed on on-site reserve by instructors--books, articles, and personal copies--may be requested at the Reserves Desk on the 1st floor of the library. In order to identify the correct Reserve item, you must know either the instructor's name, the course title and number, the title of the book, or the author of the book.
The instructor placing the item on on-site reserve generally determines the loan period. The short loan periods allows greater access to the materials for more students.
Note carefully that overdue Reserve materials are heavily fined, more so than circulating stack books. Overdue fees are listed on each due-date slip in the back of the reserve book or on the folder. Reserve items not returned after overdue notices are sent will be considered lost. The borrower will be billed for the cost of the book plus a service fee, in addition to the accrued overdue fines. These fines can range to a maximum of $35.00 per item. Overdue notices are sent as a courtesy, but it is the patron's responsibility to notify the Library of any name or address change. Failure to receive a notice does not eliminate the fine.
To place an item on on-site reserve, the instructor must first complete an on-site Reserve Materials List Form. Due to the required processing, time and high volume of reserve requests, faculty should submit reserve lists to the Circulation Desk at least four weeks prior to the beginning of a new semester. Lists will be dated and processed in the order of their receipt. However, processing will be speeded up if you submit reserve lists with the materials needed.
Books not already owned by the Brooklyn College Library should be ordered well in advance through the Circulation Desk. This will ensure proper processing and avoid confusion and delay. Photocopies of journal articles and chapters of books to be placed on reserve should be provided by the instructor. Multiple copies can be placed on reserve depending on the assignment and class enrollment--usually one copy for every twenty students. If the Library does not have the required materials, faculty members may place their personal copies on reserve. Please note that neither bound periodicals nor interlibrary loan materials may be placed on reserve.
At the end of the semester, reserve material will be returned to the stacks without further notice to the instructor. Faculty wishing to have the materials kept on reserve for the following term must notify the Circulation Desk before the end of the current semester.
For further assistance regarding reserve procedures, please direct all questions or problems to the Circulation Desk, ext 5335. E-mail reserves requests and queries can be sent to Mary Pope at Reserves@brooklyn.cuny.edu.