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Reading Lists

What does integrating your list mean?

Choosing to integrate your reading list into your Moodle page means that students will be able to access their reading list via the Moodle platform, rather than using an external weblink to open the reading list or search for it via the library. Integrating your reading list into your Moodle page is beneficial because it allows students to find all the resources and information they need for a module in one place. The library highly recommends that you do this to make your reading list more accessible for students.

You can either integrate the entire reading list and place it at the top of your Moodle page, or you can integrate sections of the reading list into sections of your Moodle page.

If you need help with this, send an email to libline@essex.ac.uk. We are happy to do this for you, however our staff need to be given editorial permissions for your Moodle page before we are able to do this.

How do I integrate my reading list into Moodle?

Your reading list must be published before you can integrate it into your Moodle page. Guidance on how to edit and publish your list can be found on the editing a list page.

The video below demonstrates how to integrate your list into Moodle:

How to I link to my new list at the start of an new academic year?

Reading lists are rolled over at the end of an academic year, meaning that a copy of the list is made for the new time period. More information on rollover can be found here.

The integration of your reading list in Moodle will not automatically change to the new version of the reading list for the coming academic year. This means that you need to relink to the reading list - though this is simple and shouldn't take long. When you select the reading list integration from your Moodle page, there will be a Relink option at the top. Select this option to relink your reading list to the Moodle page.

If you need any help with this process, or would like us to do this for you, just send us an email at libline@essex.ac.uk.