It has many features including:
can be accessed from Blackboard
lists structured by week or by topic
items tagged as essential or additional so that you know which to look at first
direct links to online materials
shows how many print copies we have and where to find them
There are two ways of accessing your lists:
On your module page, look for the Reading Lists link.
There should be a link to your module reading list - please contact your module lead if you can't see one.
Go to the homepage of the reading list system: https://soton.rl.talis.com/index.html?lang=en
Find your reading list by entering the name of the module or lecturer/tutor in the search box.
Your reading list will include some core information about each item on the list such as title, author, date, and item type. A View Online button appears next to those items that are available electronically.
To check whether a book is held in print, click on its title. More details will appear, including information on where to find the book and how many copies are available.
You may see additional information provided by your lecturer, telling you if the item is essential or additional reading and other notes for guidance.
Your reading list is your starting point for resources to support your studies but there are other places to find information, including:
Library Search for books and ebooks,and journal articles
Your Subject Guide for resources that are specific to your subject
Get in touch with the Library: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on Table of Contents in the top menu bar to see section headings used in the list. These might be weeks, topics or type of reading.
Click on a heading to go directly to that section's resources.
Use the search box at the top right-hand side of the screen to look for items by author, title etc.
Click on Clear Search to return to the full list.
You can group the list by resource type (book, article, etc.) or by importance (essential or additional). Use the Filter option at the top of the screen to make your selection.
Click on Clear Filter to return to the full list.
Setting reading intentions can help you plan and track your reading progress. Your reading intentions are private to you.
To add a reading intention, click on the circle button and choose from the options offered.
The selected colour symbol displays against each item to show your reading intention. You can go back and update these as you read items on your list.
You can also filter by your reading intentions using the Filter menu at the top of the list.
Click on the three dots next to the title. Choose Personal note, type your note in the box and click Save. Notes are kept personal to you.
From the View & Export menu:
Click on the three dots next to the title and choose Report broken link.