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Reading Lists

What is rollover?

At the end of each academic year, reading lists undergo a ‘rollover’ process. This happens around the Easter vacation, and will be prefaced by communication from the Library’s reading list team.  


As part of the rollover process, published lists from the previous academic year are copied into the coming academic year. No changes will be made to the content of reading lists. The reading list from the previous academic year will be archived after exams take place. 


When copied over, all reading lists will go into ‘draft’ form. This provides an opportunity for module leaders to update their reading lists as necessary, ensuring that they are current and reflect the teaching on the module. 

Support for updating reading lists

The Library is on hand to support you in updating your reading list. We offer 1-to-1 Zoom sessions as well as support via email. Contact to arrange a session or ask a question.


We are offering recorded online webinars on updating your resources. Recordings and registration links can be found below:

Updating your reading list online: Thursday 18th June 2-3 pm

Webinar recording

Updating your reading list online: Tuesday 23rd June 3-4 pm

Webinar recording


Our Academic Liaison Librarians will also be delivering sessions for each faculty on finding online resources for their reading list. Links below will allow you to register for the sessions and recordings will be made available afterwards.


Humanities (delivered by Esther Wilkinson and Ai Gooch)

Thursday 23rd July 12-12:30

Registration link


Social Sciences (delivered by Sandy Macmillen and Ai Gooch)

Thursday 23rd July 4-5pm

Registration link


Science and Health (delivered by Greg Cadge and Natalie Percival)

Rollover FAQs

A list of FAQs about rollover is provided below but if you have any other questions please contact