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User guides

A series of short guides for staff and students on using Leganto and the Resource Lists service.

Resource Lists workbook for course organisers

These ten steps are all you need to get started with Resource Lists, enabling you to create, publish and update your list.

Get started: 10 Steps to Publishing a Resource List (PDF)

Resource Lists quick guides

1. Edit your Resource List

This guide will show course organisers how to:

  1. Add a new resource to your list
  2. Delete resources on your list
  3. Move resources on your list
  4. Send your list to the Library for review

Edit your Resource List (PDF)

2. Manage your course reading

This guide will show course organisers how to:

  1. Add a new resource to your list
  2. Request a book purchase
  3. Request book moves to HUB or Reserve
  4. Request a copyright-compliant digitisation

Manage your course reading (PDF)

Resource Lists student guide

This guide will help students to:

  1. Find a Resource List
  2. Use the features available to view a list, search for items and manage their reading
  3. Export a Resource List as a bibliography

Quick guide for students (PDF)

LEARN: Make the link visible to students

Students can't see the link to the Resource List if there is a score through the box next to the link on the main menu in Learn.

To make your list available to students in Learn, make sure:

  1. The Resource List is published
  2. The list is associated with the correct course code
  3. The Resource List link in the Learn menu is unhidden

Guidance is available for schools using the University course template and school-specific templates:

University course template

Enable the Resource Lists tool in LEARN (PDF)

School templates

Enable the Resource Lists tool in LEARN (for Business School, School of Divinity, School of Physics and Astronomy, Edinburgh College of Art) (PDF)

Enable the Resource Lists tool in LEARN (for School of History, Classics and Archaeology) (PDF) 

Enable the Resource Lists tool in LEARN (for School of Informatics) (PDF)

Resource Lists blog

The Resource Lists blog is regularly updated with tips and ideas for making the most of the service.

Resource Lists Blog

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