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Reading Lists: Guide for Academic Staff

Maintaining Lists

Edit a Citation 

  1. Click the […] on the citation you wish to edit. 
  2. Select Edit Item 
  3. Add or Edit the item details as required. 
  1. The Edit Item panel will open. 
  2. Add or Edit the item details as required. 
  3. Click Save
NOTE: Selecting the correct Type for your resources brings up the fields associated with that type, so be sure to check that it is correct. 

Source Field 

If a link changes and needs to be replaced, you can update it by using the Source field and replacing the current link with a new one. 

  1. Open the Edit Panel, then paste your url into the Source Field
  2. To add more than one link, click +Add Source to add additional ones. 

Student Note

This field is an easy way to communicate with your students about a specific citation. 

  1. Open the Edit Panel, then enter your note into the Student Notes field.
  2. Click Save.

All University staff who are associated with your Course in Blackboard should automatically appear as a collaborator in your Reading List.

To add additional collaborators:

  1. Navigate to the List Advisor panel on the right side of your screen
  2. Click the Collaborators drop down menu. 
NOTE: Here you will see a list of staff names. Students should not appear as collaborators. 


  1. Click Manage collaborators button at the bottom of the list of names.  
  2. Type the name or email address of the staff member
  3. Click Send Invitation
  1. Click the ellipses menu at the top of your page and select Export.
  2. Select the format

If exporting to EndNote, Leganto will download a file.

  1. Click the file and your readings will be transferred directly into EndNote. 

If exporting to RefWorks, you will first need to connect your RefWorks account:

  1. Follow the instructions in this FAQ - Can I connect my Leganto Reading List to Refworks?

If exporting to Word:

  1. Click on the Bibliography style dropdown menu and select the appropriate style.
  2. Choose your permalink options (short or full url) and click Export.

Sections in your Reading List can be indented to give the impression of a hierarchy. 

  1. From your Reading List home screen, navigate to the section that you would like to indent, and hover your mouse over the section until the indent and outdent arrows appear.

  1. Click the indent arrow to move the section to the right. You can do this multiple times to continue indenting the section.
  2. To move the section left, click the outdent arrow