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Reading List (Leganto): Create or find a reading list

Creating a new Reading List is easy! Click on the tabs below and follow the instructions to create a new list, or find your previous lists. If you are not the coordinator of a Unit of Study, you will need to be added as one first - you can either be added by another coordinator, or use this form to do this.

PLEASE NOTE The Library will automatically rollover reading lists approximately 10 weeks out from the start of your course date listed in SEAMS. If you are listed as a Canvas instructor you will be notified when the list is available and able to be edited. If you can't see your lists, follow these steps to find your existing list and roll it over to Reading Lists.

Go to the three stacked lines menu in the top left of your Leganto page and use the Find Lists tab

Search for your UoS code and change Course Status, Academic Department, and Subject to 'all'.

Click 'Search' to find your reading list.

Find List function
Add the list to 'My Lists' Add button with a pop up message that says 'Add to my lists'

Next, associate the list to your course.

Open your list and use the '...' menu to select 'Manage Course Association'.


The ellipses menu in Reading Lists, with 'manage course association' highlighted by a red square.

Look up your course in the drop down menu. Once you've selected your Unit of Study, click the 'Associate & Close' button.

Please make sure you choose the correct year and semester.

Click the 'New List' button. + New List
Add a title and a description (optional) to your reading list, then click Create

Select a template for your Reading List.

'13 Weeks' breaks your list up into 13 sets of weekly readings, while 'Required and Recommended Readings' splits your list into two categories.

To associate your Reading List with a Unit of Study, click on the three dots on the right of the screen. 

Select 'Manage course association', then search for your Unit of Study. 

Click 'Associate and close' to save your changes. 

Manage course association
If you want to create your own Section, choose New Section, give it a meaningful title for your students and click CREATE.
You can change the order of your Sections by minimising the Section and dragging it to your desired location.
Use the GuideMe function for help at each stage of the process. GuideMe button


Find the Reading List tool in Canvas

You can find your Reading List tool in the Navigation menu of your Canvas Course site.

If you would like the Reading List further up the menu,  drag it by going to Course Settings, then Navigation.

Don't forget to SAVE your changes at the bottom of the screen!




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