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Reading Lists

This guide provides information about creating reading lists in Leganto.

Reading Lists at the University of Canberra

The Reading List service enables faculty to streamline access to course materials by leveraging library collections, expertise, and services. Faculty can easily build lists of resources that include all material types, librarians can provide resources more efficiently, and students can access all course materials in one place and from any device.

The service utilises Leganto.

Please see also the Unit Resources and Copyright guide for information.

Question: Do I need to use Reading Lists?

  • Do you have a Required or Recommended text? 
  • Are you making copies of print resources available electronically to your students?
  • Are you linking to subscribed journal articles?

Then yes, Reading Lists will be an asset for both you and your students. Even if you only have one text or one reading, a Reading List should be created for student reference for now and future use.

Question: Is there video tutorials on how-to use Leganto?

Yes, please view:

Benefits of using Reading Lists

  • Allows faculty to build interactive lists for students and manage, edit and update them in one place.
  • Create a Reading List at the same time as communicating with the Library to purchase e-books or digitise resources. 
  • The Library has a role in assuring equity of access to textbooks for all students, in keeping with Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) and the Higher Education Provider (HEP) Guidelines (2003, s8.5.1).
  • Facilitates the Library producing high quality scanned copies of chapters or articles.
  • Duplicate your list or sections of your list.
  • At the beginning of each semester, you can roll over your reading lists. The roll over feature will save you time creating new lists. You can edit your rolled over list to suit your new teaching period.
  • You can view Analytics information about your reading lists and citations.
  • Importantly, the Library will manage your copyright on behalf of the University.