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Reading Lists (Leganto) - Course Reserves

Learn about the Reading List tool, how it integrates with Brightspace, and how you can create your own.

Welcome Purdue Indianapolis Instructors!

Here you will find instructions on how to create your reading list. If you have any questions at any time, please reach out to

What are Reading Lists?

Library Reading Lists are an online application that supports the creating and managing of course reading within Brightspace. Watch the video from Ex Libris about Library Reading Lists (Leganto) to learn more!

Library Reading Lists

Instructors are encouraged to take advantage of our Library Reading List tool for course reserves (example below), integrated with Brightspace.  Our priority is to provide DRM Free electronic materials. We will purchase print materials if electronic is not available. 

All Library Reading Lists are subject to copyright (see copyright tab for more information).

Getting Started

To get started, you can select Step 1 Add a Module and start from there. You can also email your resource list to Please include the semester, course name, and instructor's name. Please send any questions to

Example of a Library Reading List

Screenshot of a Library Reading List