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Course Reading List Builder (STA): Steps 6–10

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to use Course Reading List Builder at The UWI, St. Augustine Campus.

Steps 6–10

Step 6: Add a New External Tool to Topic

 

  • In the Activity Name box, enter a descriptive name/title of your choice (e.g. in the figure below, Reading List: Caribbean Court of Justice, has been entered).
  • From the Preconfigured tool drop down list, select Course Reading List Builder (EBSCO).
  • Scroll down and click Save and Display.

Figure 6: Add a new external tool to topic

Step 7: Click for Readings

 

  • A Reading List page should load. Select Click for Readings to proceed. 
  • Note: Depending on your settings, the screen shown in the following step may have already automatically loaded in another tab.

Figure 7: Click for readings

Step 8: Search Library Resources

 

  • In the newly loaded tab, in the Search Library Resources box, enter your search word(s)/phrase(s) of interest, select a field to search (Keyword, Author, Title) and click Search

Figure 8: Search Library resources

Step 9: Manage Results

 

  • Once you are on a results page, you may:
    • Sort the results; change the Page Options; set the number of Results per Page; navigate from one results page to another (if any).
    • Refine Search, including: Remove Facets; Limit your Results; Expand your Results; view results by Source Type; Subject; Publisher; Publication; Language; Geography; Category; Collection; Publication Year; Content Provider.

Figure 9: Manage results

Step 10(a): Add Item to Reading List

 

  • From the results list, you may Add to Reading List any relevant titles. In particular, look out for the items with Full Text links (HTML or pdf).
  • Note: Do consider linking to core course readings rather than all course readings. Leaving some readings unlinked will provide students with opportunities to practice their search skills.

Figure 10(a): Add item to reading list

Step 10(b): Remove Item from Reading List

 

  • You may also Remove from Reading List any item that you previously selected. 

Figure 10(a): Remove item from reading list

Page Contents

  • Step 6: Add a New External Tool to Topic

  • Step 7: Click for Readings

  • Step 8: Search Library Resources

  • Step 9: Manage Results

  • Step 10(a): Add Item to Reading List

  • Step 10(b): Remove Item from Reading List

Note: Refer to the gallery to the left. To navigate through the steps, use the right/left arrows. To quickly go to a specific step, just click on the corresponding dot below the gallery.