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Reading Lists 101

Reading List is a feature within eLearn that enables you to list together all the readings that you want to assign for a particular course. The main benefit? You can easily add (from sources such as the library, external websites or your own files), modify and rollover the list to the next term. Need assistance? Contact your Librarian

To start creating a Reading List for your course, log in to eLearn and follow the steps below:

You can now add resources such as books, journal articles and newspaper articles from the library to your reading list. Students will be able to get direct access to articles and be able to check on the location and availability of books in real time. 

From Library Search within eLearn

 

From Library Search

The Library can help to scan/ digitize chapters or specific pages from books and articles to be added to Reading Lists under the terms of the Copyright Licensing and Administration Society of Singapore (CLASS)

You can also now pull resources from the web and add them to your reading lists, including articles from Google Scholar, websites and Youtube videos using a feature called +Reading List that you can add to your bookmarks toolbar. 

Add +Reading List to your Bookmarks Toolbar

 

Adding Articles

 

Adding Videos

 

You can also pull materials such as PDF or Word documents, PowerPoint slides and other file types to your reading list. However do ensure that the copyright of these files belong to you. 

Once you have created your Reading List and are satisfied with the content, you can send it to the Library. The Library will proceed with checking citations and links, processing any requests for new books or scanned chapters and other copyrighted material. Once completed, the Library will publish the list. Faculty will need to then change the status in eLearn from Draft mode to Published mode. This will give students access to the Reading List. 

  

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