University Library

Getting Started with eReserve Using Blackboard

To post eReserve articles, homework solutions, sample exams, short book chapters, etc., on Blackboard:

Step 1

Provide the library reserve coordinator (Leslie Jones - ldjones) "Course Builder" access in Blackboard (

The role of a "course builder" is to add content to a course.

With Edit Mode On:

  • Under the control panel, on the bottom left side of the page, click on Users and Groups. Now click on Users.
    Tab Screenshot
  • To find a specific user, type their name in the Search field and click the Go button.
    search panel
  • Hover over the down arrow next to the user's name and click on Change User's Role in Course.
    search panel
  • Select what role you want this user to have.
    role selection
  • Click the Submit button.

Step 2

Submit your eReserve material:


Instructor/professor's are solely responsible to make all eReserve documents files ADA compliant Section 508 compliance. Learn about making common file types accessible at eLearning's Creating Accessible Materials page.

If you need copyright permission visit:

If you need help with instructions on how to use Blackboard, go to eHelp:

For any more questions, contact Leslie Jones x4212, email: