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Leganto Reading Lists for Students

Mark Items As Read

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

Leganto reading marked 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;

Leganto reading list private note link 

Leganto reading list private note window

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 citations         Leganto reading export to word option

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

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;

Leganto reading list like button

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

Leganto reading liked

Discussion Threads

Your instructor 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;

Leganto reading list discussion thread

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