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Leganto Subject Guide: Library materials

Library materials: Books, eBooks, journal articles, audio visual.

You can add, delete or change resources in any section except the "Prescribed Text" section. To add resources:

1. Click the blue "plus" button

2. Select a resource type.

3. Enter the resource title.

4. Click search to locate the Library resource.


5. Click a drag to add the resource from search results into the desired section. You can change the appearance of the citation by clicking the Elipsis dot edit button button and selecting edit. The metatdata panel will open on the right.Cick & drag item


Click on the resource you want in the in search results:

1. choose the section from the drop menu, 2. Add & edit the citation appearance.Add & Edit


Adding book chapters

Reading lists can have links to eBook chapters and to PDFs of digitised chapters from print books. Do this by adding a tag. Tags are a signal to Library staff that support is required.

Library staff will 

  • add the link to eBook chapters were possible (not available on all eBook platforms).
  • digitise from print books, add a link to PDF, and manage copyright compliance.
  • create a book chapter citation

IMPORTANT: To avoid disappointment you must add the book chapter tag. The Library will not receive any alerts digitsataion/book chapter requests if the book chapter tag is missed.

To add a book chapter, add book from Library collection:

1. Click the title of the item to go the full record.

add a book for a book chapter


2. Click "Edit item" to add a "Public note" 

3. Add information fro example to tell students what pages to read or Library staff which section to digitise/link to.

4. Click SAVE 

5. Add a tag to help the Library know what to do, by clicking in the "Add tags" box, select “Book chapter” and SAVE.

add the book chapter tag



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