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Leganto reading list

Lecturer guide

Troubleshooting and Frequently asked questions

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Make sure the list is published and associated with the correct unit.

The Leganto reading list needs to be associated with the exact same Banner CRN as the unit in LEO. To find the Banner CRN for the LEO unit, go to the LEO settings and check the Unit ID field.

Students will only be able to see reading lists for units they are enrolled in.

When students click on a Reading List external tool link in LEO (see image below), this tells Leganto that they are enrolled in this unit and have the right to see the associated reading list. Students only need to do this once, Leganto will remember this for the future.

If students see an 'Oops' error message ask the student to use the Reading List external tool link to access the list. They only need to do this once as Leganto will remember them for the future.

You cannot search for individual book chapters from print books using the Search function.  To add book chapters to your reading list and request a scan to be uploaded by the Library:

  1. Search for the book title and add to your reading list (don’t search by chapter title)
  2. Edit the citation to turn it into a book chapter.  Include the chapter title and page numbers so the Library knows exactly what needs to be scanned
  3. Add a digitise tag  
  4. Send the list to the Library for processing.

This process is also outlined in the following video: Digitising book chapters.

Contact your Senior Librarian about sourcing (for e.g. Your librarian may be able to purchase an ebook, source a scan via interlibrary loan, or organise a scan of a lecturer's copy)

You need to be logged in to Leganto on another tab for the Cite it! widget to work seamlessly and consistently. If you are not logged in you should receive a log in prompt. You also need to ensure that 3rd party cookies are also enabled in Firefox and Chrome.

The sooner you can send a list (or a section) to the library for processing the better! 4 weeks before the start of semester is recommended.

Yes. Create additional reading lists on the My Lists page in Leganto.  Then link to the subsequent reading list on LEO using the link to your reading list instructions. Make sure both reading list are associated with the correct LEO unit.

Leganto allows you to export a reading list to a leganto .lgn file. You can import your reading list from this file if you accidentally delete your list.

Contact your Senior Librarian to discuss.

Leganto Videos

Watch these short videos to learn how to create your Leganto reading list, add readings to your list, organise chapters to be scanned and finalise your reading list.

Creating a reading list in Leganto:

Adding readings to your Leganto reading list:

Digitising book chapters:

Finalising your Leganto reading list: