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Reading Lists @ Liverpool: Home

Find your reading lists on Reading Lists @ Liverpool
Search for a module code, module title or a lecturer's name. Alternatively, follow the link from your module in Canvas.

Further information

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For help making the most of Reading Lists @ Liverpool, contact your Liaison Librarian.


The library runs Webinars for module coordinators/contributors on 'Maximising the pedagogic potential of reading lists: enhancing the student learning experience'.
Follow the link below to book your place.

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Reading Lists @ Liverpool: Advantages

For students

Quick, easy access to the resources your lecturers are recommending: books, journal articles, Websites - linked from your modules in VITAL.

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For academics

Flexibility and control over your reading lists, enabling you to signpost student learning.

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For the Library

Providing access to the materials our users want and maximising use of our resources.

Reading Lists @ Liverpool for students

Reading Lists @ Liverpool makes it easy to access the material your lecturers are recommending.

E-books: 'VIEW ONLINE' takes you straight to the e-book.

Journal articles: link straight through to the PDF.

Web pages: click through.

YouTube and other videos: play on screen.

Your lecturer can structure the list to match your module, highlight important items as 'Key' and annotate items to tell you how best to use them to support your learning.

Best practice reading lists

In these best practice reading lists, lecturers use:

  • structure to match their teaching style
  • sections to make the lists easy to navigate
  • 'importances': Key, Recommended and Background
  • student notes: e.g. read chapter 1 in advance of the tutorial
  • digitisations: copyright compliant chapters so the whole class can read material online


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Reading Lists FAQs

New List Edit features

Do all your editing on a single screen.

Quick Add books from a database of books in print.

Cut and paste list items, move sections easily.

Prompts to Publish and Review your list.

Add student notes from the Item menu.

Request digitisations from the Item menu.

See our updated guide for more features.

Any questions, ask your Liaison Librarian.

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