John Spoor Broome Library


Librarian helping student

Course Reserves

Basics of Reserves (for first-time visitors)

Need more information? 

For Print and eReserves contact Terri Mansour via email or phone (ext. 8931)

For Streaming Media contact Laura Pendleton via email or phone (ext. 3180)

Uploading Documents to CI Learn/Blackboard (PDF, 270KB)

Obtain URL to a journal article for upload to CI Learn/Blackboard (PDF, 364KB)


Request Forms

Online eReserve Request

eReserve Request Form (PDF, 124KB) 

Print Reserve Request Form (PDF, 78KB)

Streaming Media Request Form (PDF, 185KB)

Online Streaming Media Request Form


Basics of Reserves

Three ways to provide content for your students:

  1. eReserves (Electronic Reserves) – documents and web links uploaded to your CILearn course site
  2. Print Reserves – textbooks and other books/videos for library checkout (2hr, 4hr, overnight)
  3. Streaming Media - videos uploaded to your CILearn course site


The Library is available to help create an electronic selection of resources/readings available 24/7 to enhance student learning. We call this service eReserves.

The Library will:

Print Reserves

The Library holds textbooks provided by faculty members and other materials on Print Reserve for students to check out for 2hrs, 4hrs, or overnight, thus providing access to all the students in the course.  A direct link to the Library catalog placed in your CILearn course shows live availability of Print Reserves.

Streaming Media

The Library is available to help stream movies, documentaries, and other recorded media available 24/7 to enhance student learning.

The Library will:

Fair Use

Not sure if your use of a document, link, textbook, book, or video falls within the fair use exception to copyright?  Use the CSU Fair Use Factors Checklist (PDF, 58.4KB) to find out.