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Reading Lists in Canvas

Information supporting the use of the Reading List app in Canvas.

Video - Sending and Publishing a Reading List

This video explains the process of sending the Reading List to the Library to check for copyright compliance and digitisation requests. Publishing the Reading List and creating a link to it in the Canvas modules is also shown.

Reading Lists: 3. Sending and Publishing (2:27 mins), RMIT Library Teaching & Research, Microsoft Stream (RMIT login required)

Send the list

Select Send List from the top menu bar. This allows the Library to action any of the following:

  • processing digitisation requests
  • approving copyright for Reading List content.

If the list is published without sending it to the Library, items will remain in a Being Prepared status and will not be available to students.

Publishing your list

Publishing your list makes it live and visible to your students. It changes the Reading List status from 'Draft' to 'Published'.

Select Publish

A 'Publish list' window will appear. Select Course students, then select Confirm

Adding new items after a Reading List has been published

You can continue to add or remove items in a list once it has been published. 

If you need to add a new item to the Reading List after it is published, select the Add items + button to search the library collection and then add it. Then select the ellipsis to the right of the new item and Send to Library.