Using the Library Reading List in Canvas
The Library Reading List (powered by Leganto) is a Canvas tool that empowers instructors to create course reading lists quickly. With this tool, you can share course readings with your students by adding online resources, physical books, DVDs, and personal files.
Follow these Easy Steps to Get Started
|Create a Reading List ►||Add Resources ►||Organize a Reading List ►||Publish: Share with Students ►|
Step 1: Create a Reading List in Canvas
In Canvas, select course and click Reading List on the left menu
Follow the on-screen instructions to create your list
Step 2: Add Items to Your List in Many Ways
Add library readings with the Library Search option
Add items from the web with the Cite It! bookmarklet
Create a collection of readings by uploading RIS or BibTex files
Upload your own personal files
Use Blank Form to request new items that the library does not own
Step 3: Organize Your List
Create sections tailored to your syllabus
Sort your list in a variety of ways
Add tags for required and optional readings
Step 4: Publish and Share Your List with Students
- Click Publish when you are finished adding items. The list will be shared with your students.
- Physical items, new e-books, and streaming media require additional processing time: from one day to several weeks. These items are ready when their status shows Complete.