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Reading Lists: Guide for Academic Staff

Create a reading list

  1. Login to Blackboard.
  2. Navigate to the relevant course.
  3. Navigate to the Learning Material section
  4. In the menu click Tools More Tools.
  5. Select Leganto Reading List - start here.
  6. Click Submit.


  1. The link will now appear in your Learning Materials page.
  2. Click the link to get to the Leganto dashboard, embedded within Blackboard. 
NOTE: If you have already created a list, or a previous one has been rolled over for you, you will not need to create a new one. If this is your first list, follow the steps below:


  1. Click New List.
  2. Type the full course name into the Title field. 
  3. Add Description if required.
  4. Click Create.
  5. Select a template
  1. Once you have created your list and selected a template, click on the Associate List button in the pop up box.
  2. Click on the Look up course box
  3. Search by course code or course name.
  4. Select the correct code for the study period (e.g. F-NURS5000-24S1-SP1 = Semester 1, 2024). 
  5. Click Associate & close.  
NOTE: The same list can be used across multiple courses if the content is the same. Follow steps 1-4 above to add multiple course codes to one reading list. 
If the prompt doesn't appear on your dashboard, follow the instructions below.  

  1. Click on the [...] menu at the top of your list
  2. Select Manage course association

  1. Search by course code (or title).
  2. Click the correct course from the drop down
  3. Select Associate & Close.


Create a section

  1. Click New Section
  2. Add a title (e.g. Week 1).
  3. Add a description (optional).
  4. If you want the section to display across the whole course, leave the dates blank.
  5. Click Create.

Edit a section

  1. Click on the [...] menu.
  2. Click Edit Section.
  3. Edit section as required
  4. Click Save
NOTE: Move sections by hovering over the section and clicking and dragging the blue bar.

Delete a section

  1. Click on the [...] menu on the right side of the section.
  2. Click Delete Section.
NOTE: if you have any citations within this section they will all be deleted. This cannot be undone.