University of Texas at Arlington

Using Electronic Reserves

About Reserves

Using Electronic Reserves

E-Reserves are typically copies of chapters or journal articles that have been scanned and placed online for your course, at the request of your instructor. Your NetID and password will be required to obtain access to e-reserves for your course. Access permissions are given based upon enrollment in the course associated with the item you are trying to access. Most e-reserves readings are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Access Electronic Reserves (E-Reserves)

  1. Go to the UT Arlington Library Catalog
  2. Select the "Course Reserves" tab
  3. Search for materials by instructor's name and/or course. Use the drop down arrow to select your instructor's name, then cursor down to select the course number.
  4. You'll see a list of all materials on reserve for that course.
  5. Select the title of an item by clicking on the title that begins with ".Click E-Items Link." Items beginning with this entry are the E-Reserves for your course.
  6. You'll see the brief record, which will have a web link.
  7. Click on the "E-Items" web link to access your E-reserves reading.
  8. The system will prompt you for a logon and password, you must enter your UTA NetID and password to be able to view the article and or chapter.

For more assistance with finding and access electronic reserves, try the online tutorial Using Course Reserves.