Electronic Reserve


Accessing the Electronic Reserves System (ERes)

Web Browser
ERes should work with the major browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.  

Adobe Acrobat Reader
The Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view and print any documents formatted as Portable Document Format (PDF) on the ERes system.  For Adobe Acrobat problems, contact the Help Desk at 330-672-HELP (4357) or https://support.kent.edu  

Course pages on ERes are password protected due to Copyright Guidelines. Each course has an assigned password for each semester. A course password is one word, in lower case, and generally contains both letters and numbers.  

Obtaining a Password

To obtain the current password, contact your instructor or Reserve Services at 330-672-7906, Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.  

Blackboard Learn Users and ERes

In order to access the readings in ERes via Blackboard Learn, you will need the ERes course password.  For any Blackboard Learn problems, contact the course instructor or the Help Desk for assistance at 330-672-HELP (4357) or https://support.kent.edu