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Leganto Reading Lists for Students

Mark Items As Read

To keep track of your reading, click on the tick on the right to mark items as read;

Marking a reading as read

Adding a Private Note to a Reading

If you have interesting thoughts or observations about a reading, you can add a private note to remind you later. Click on the title you are interested in and, then click on the Add note link to open a note window;

 Adding a private note to a reading

Private note on a unit reading

N.B. These notes are not visible by any other user.

Exporting Citations

Leganto gives you the option to export your reading list in various formats, including as a Word document, spreadsheet, PDF, or as an RIS file that you can import into EndNote or Mendeley. Click on the ellipsis (...) at the top of your list and select Export from the drop-down list;

         Exporting your reading list citations


Choose the citation style from the drop-down list. Make sure to review your output to ensure the citations are correctly formatted;

Choosing a citation style for export

Liking Resources

You can also Like resources so you can keep track of the readings you have enjoyed. Click on the item record and then click on the Like button on the right-hand side of the screen;

Like button

A little heart will appear next each title that you have liked;

Reading has been liked

Discussion Threads

Your convenor may choose to include discussion threads within your reading list. There are 2 different discussion options that may be available;

1) At the list level - the discussion thread will appear on the right-hand side of the screen

2) At the individual reading level - you will find the thread by clicking on an individual title and navigating again to the right-hand side of the screen

In both instances, the discussion thread box will look like this;

Student discussion box

The discussion thread function is activated at the discretion of the instructor and some may choose not to use it in the reading list.