Sharing reading with your students:

Using the University's Resource List system

What is a resource list?

A resource list is an online collection of the books, articles and audio-visual materials that you share with your students through the University's Resource List system.

Image of Leganto, the University resource list system

Creating and managing your online resource list - guidance and support

Why use a resource list?

Benefits to students

  • Find all their reading materials in one place
  • Access direct links to e-resources
  • Key reading is tagged which helps students manage their reading time
  • Annotated entries direct students to relevant parts of the text
  • Resource list is visible to students in Blackboard
  • Experience consistency across modules

Benefits to staff

  • Create and manage your resource lists easily
  • Structure your list to suit your module delivery
  • Direct your students to the relevant chapter by adding guidance notes to a resource
  • Ask the Library to make resources available to your students by clicking “Send your list to the library”. Resources will be provided electronically where possible.
  • Share resources legally. The Library will complete copyright and licence checks for the items on your list.

Webinars - University Resource Lists

The webinar will introduce you to the university resource lists. We will explain how to get started with the resource lists platform, outline the benefits of online resource lists to learning and teaching and guide you to further support. You will leave the session able to create an online resource list that gives your students access to their learning materials.

Please register your attendance at the webinar using the links below. You will be sent a link to the event (delivered on Blackboard Collaborate) 24 hours before the session.

Contacts for further support

For support with your resource list please contact the Library:

Speak to the Librarian for your subject.

Email us at resourcelists@sheffield.ac.uk.

To make available new content for your resource list, please use the Library resource recommendation form.