The Library’s Online Reading Lists service offers a dynamic alternative to module booklet reading lists. Online lists:
Creating and editing online reading lists is easy and very intuitive: adding citations for books, e-journal articles and other online resources is done with just a few clicks, while a drag-and-drop interface means organising a list is straightforward.
The video below outlines some of the main advantages of using online lists.
This 5-minute video will walk you through all the main steps in creating, editing and publishing Online Reading Lists. More detailed video guides can be found on other pages.
To request editing rights – or to ask the Library to set up a list for your module – e-mail the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be sent an invitation by e-mail to become a ‘list publisher’ or ‘list creator’. (If it doesn't arrive shortly, check that it hasn't been diverted to your junkmail folder.)
On accepting the invitation you’ll be asked to log in (using your University username and password) and to create a brief profile.
You can download a set of very brief instructions covering most of the steps for creating and editing lists via the PDF link below.
It is very basic however and you may need to supplement it by refering to the more detailed step-by-step instructions and video guides available via the tabs above.
This set of best practice guidelines for creating reading lists have been drawn up by Library staff and the University's Learning and Teaching Committee. They cover areas such as terminology, what (and what not) to include on a list, and things you can do to enable students to make better use of their reading list.