The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Reading list support for academic staff
The University's new online reading list system, readinglists@kent, is powered by Talis Aspire and has been chosen, to date, by a quarter of UK universities. It is designed to make the creation and editing of reading lists quick and straightforward, and to connect students seamlessly with the resources you want them to read.
Benefits to you
- Easily create and manage reading lists
- Personalise lists to suit your module structure
- Order books and request stock moves with one click
- Lead the selection and purchase of Library material
- Integrate lists into your Moodle module
- Harvest items for your reading list while browsing the web, including books from Amazon, blog posts, web pages, and YouTube videos
Benefits to your students
- Up-to-date module reading
- Click through to full text e-resources straight from the list
- Integration into Moodle and the Library catalogue
- Guidance from convenors through item annotation
- Improved study experience
Regular hands-on sessions are available to any member of staff who will be using readinglists@kent to manage their lists - come along to any session that is convenient for you.
Find full information and workshop dates on the University calendar.
Or just try the new system
Visit the reading list system at http://resourcelists.kent.ac.uk - you should be able to sign in (using your Kent IT account username and password).
If you are not able to sign in, or if you are a new staff member please email email@example.com.
Once signed in, click My Lists to see all of your reading lists. Click on any individual reading list to open it and begin editing.
- For technical issues, including login and password problems, to arrange training or if you have problems bookmarking or building lists:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- telephone: (01227 82) 4888
- For Moodle related issues, CLA scanning help and editing your modules in Moodle, contact your Faculty Learning Technologist.