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Reserves: Before You Begin


Faculty must follow certain guidelines to ensure a speedy and seamless transaction with E-Reserves.

Faculty, 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.

  1. Ensure that your Blackboard course has been activated by logging into the CUNY portal. For assistance with course activation, contact Carlos Cruz at or (718) 951-4667.
  2. Be sure to consult the Library's Copyright Guidelines to ensure appropriate use of materials.
  3. Click here to see Do-it-Yourself instructions to link, scan, and upload documents to your Blackboard site.

Contact Information

Library Circulation Desk 718-951-5328