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Reading Lists @ Strathclyde: Home


Welcome to the Library's reading list service. This guide provides information about the service including:

These pages are designed for staff at the University of Strathclyde. 

View the introductory video below

Changes to the reading list software

May-June 2021:

This video walks through all of the User Interface changes in the May and June releases. Hopefully this will help you see the changes in context.

Please note not all of these features will be enabled.

Key features of the reading list service

In summer 2019 the reading list service offered by the library underwent a major upgrade. 

These are the key features:

  • Reading lists can contain a variety of resource types: books, electronic books, reports, journal articles, audio-visual materials, images, websites, blogs, newspaper articles and more
  • Lists can be structured in the same way as module handbooks, for example weekly reading or reading by topic
  • Links to digitised materials (book chapters, journal articles etc) can be added to your reading list
  • Items on reading lists can be tagged as essential, recommended or further reading
  • Reading lists can be updated while modules are in progress - a great feature for fast moving areas
  • Teaching staff can add notes to direct students to specific parts of a learning resource, e.g. read chapter 3
  • Students can mark items as read and make suggestions of other relevant materials to be added to a reading list
  • Reading lists can be exported to EndNote to facilitate the production of a reference list / bibliography 
  • Library staff will manage the service on behalf of staff and students, including integration with MyPlace and the rollover of reading lists each academic year.
  • Library staff will provide support and advice to academic staff.

Contact the reading list team

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