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Reading List

Ways to make articles and other material accessible for students' use.

What is a Reading List Tool?

The Reading List Tool, Leganto, in D2L assist instructors to easily create and manage online reading list for enrolled students. Leganto is an online application support the creation and management of resource list that include all material types. The new tool enables library and copyright offices to provide resource access efficiently while students can access all their course materials in one place from any device.

What instructors can do?

  • create and manage course resources
  • link resources from D2L
  • manage up-to-date list of resources gathered from various sources
  • automatically request for copyright review

Instructors can also

  • Add collaborators like a librarian or an instructor to help you with adding, reviewing, or revising citations
  • Enable students interact with colleagues and instructors through reading list discussion
  • Generate usage report and statistics
  • Export your reading list for printing and/or distributing

What students can do?

  • easily access the resource list of their course in one place
  • engage with resources, comments and make recommendations
  • build personal collection of resources

How to create a Reading List?

The Reading List Tool is accessible through D2L. Click on My Tools menu and select Reading list for creating and/or managing a reading list 


1. Select "Create a new reading list from scratch" and start adding the resources.

2. Adding resources from Library

3. Adding your resources like Power point 

4. Editing your list

5. Publish your List

Upon publishing, the list will be submitted for copyright approval and will be available to students after the copyright clearnace.

Would like to learn more about the tool and its usage? Check the guide on Overview of Reading List Tool for instructors

For questions, please email your librarian.