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Getting started

Guidance on how to create and manage your online reading lists.

Go to:  Training and guidance  |  How to videos  |  Reading List Support Service  |  Scanning service

Training and guidance

Download our user guide for a step-by-step guide on creating a list, bookmarking resources, adding your list to Moodle and more.

Download guide to creating an online reading list (PDF)Sign up for Reading List Essentials training sessions Download the Talis Aspire bookmark extension for your browserHow and when to publish your reading list

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How to videos

How to create a list

How to add resources


How to publish your list

For more how to videos, please select the relevant section.

How to install the bookmarking extension for your browser

How to install the Talis Aspire bookmarklet extension for Microsoft Edge, Chrome and Firefox.

Browser extension (Chrome)

Browser extension (Edge)


Browser extension (Firefox)




How to bookmark resources

Bookmarking books from NUsearch

Bookmarking book chapters from NUsearch


Bookmarking journal articles from NUsearch

Bookmarking from Amazon


Arranging resources in your reading list

Creating sections

Rearranging resources


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Reading List Support Service

If you need additional support, we can help with:

  • setting up a reading list for you
  • adding readings to a list
  • amending your existing list

Contact us in plenty of time to get your list published by the deadline.

Email and we will get back to you within three working days.


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Scanning service

We can scan book chapters, journal articles and other extracts for your reading list. It is a great way to make selected readings more accessible for your students. 

To find out more:

Scanning service webpageContact the scanning service 


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More information


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University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

Please see our Help and support page for
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contact points