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Bush Library’s Leganto tool is designed to help instructors incorporate library materials into their courses. Leganto helps build reading lists that include books and articles owned by the library, videos, web resources, and more. This page contains instructions to help you get started. For individualized help, contact your Liaison Librarian.
Click the maroon link below to open up the next set of the instructions.
From Courses on the global resources, choose a course and then click on Reading Lists to open Leganto.
If you aren’t seeing Reading Lists on your course menu, go to Settings > Navigation tab and drag Reading Lists up into your active course navigation section. Video on how to do this (45 sec.)
We recommend you use a non-mobile device ( i.e. use a desktop or laptop computer) to create your first Reading List so you can more easily see where the buttons and widgets are on the screen. Click the maroon link below to open up the next set of the instructions.
Tags with a mortar board icon will be visible to the students.
Tags with a little Parthenon icon are visible only to you, the instructor, and librarians. Students can't see these tags.
NOTE: Scroll down to Save any changes you have made to "Edit Item" settings.
After you have clicked on a specific List or a Reading List item, you can use Library Discussion link located on right side panel to ask the librarian questions or to add clarifying comments about items in your list.
When you're finished with a list, submit it to the library so the librarian can review it. This reading list service includes the library liaison confirming that all citations and links are working properly, taking actions to acquire needed content, digitizing items upon request, and determining when copyright compliance fees are necessary.
Reading lists are processed by the library in the order they are submitted. Please provide your liaison enough time to process your list(s).
When the librarian has finished reviewing a reading list and notified you that it is ready, Publish it by clicking the "Publish List" button. This Is necessary for the reading list to be visible by students in Canvas. You should see a green checkmark box show up saying that it was successfully published:
Librarians should help you with this step, behind the scenes. If for some reason librarians don't get your course association correct, students won't be able to see your list. If you suspect this, please contact your liaison librarian.
Important: By default, your list is not shared with students. You need to publish it to make it visible to your students.
Check our Leganto troubleshooting section on this page. For more assistance in creating and adding Leganto Reading Lists, or other library resources, into your online course, please contact Your Library Liaison.
More Leganto how to videos for faculty
How to add Assignment links to Reading Lists in Canvas - from University of St. Thomas Libraries
Handout: Introducing Leganto Reading Lists
This guide and its contents are re-used/re-mixed with permission from the University of Oklahoma Libraries.
REMEMBER: Similar to Canvas functionality, unless you PUBLISH a Leganto Reading List, it won’t be available for your students to see.
URL to this page: https://tinyurl.com/bush-leganto