Reading Lists make it easy for you to access all of your class readings in one place. This means you won't have to jump between external websites, OAKS, external documents, and the library website.
Reading Lists are built by your course instructor and embedded into OAKS. Reading lists can contain:
The reading list for your class should be embedded directly into your course in OAKS.
However, once inside the Reading List software, it's easy to find other reading lists. Simply click "Find Lists" from the left hard menu, and you can search for any list you have permission to view, including public lists.
It's simple to start using your reading list. Click on any of the resources on the list that you may want to access.
You can easily tell which items on the reading list are physical and which are available electronically. Physical items (such as print books or DVDs) will have their availability status and location clearly indicated (see first circle) while electronic items (such as eBooks, streaming media, or online journal articles) will have the blue link text of "View Online" or "Check Availability" (see second circle). Either way, just click on the item to see more details.
Here's a quick video walkthrough of the Reading List tool: