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Course Reserves - Library Reading Lists

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

1c: Select a template

These instructions will help you select and implement a layout for your Reading List

Template Options

Before you create a reading list, you will have an option to select a template to help format your list of citations. There are a few pre-made template options available. Keep in mind that if you select a template, you are still able to modify the format and names of the sections.

screen shot of example of the three select a template options

Blank Template

If you choose the Blank template, you will create your own sections

Screenshot of blank template with option to create a section

16-Week Template

If you choose the 16-week template, it will have 16 sections for each week and they will be called Week 1 - Week 16

screenshot of 16 week template option with sections labeled week 1, week 2, week 3, and week 4

Essential/Recommended/Supplemental Template 

If you choose the Essential/Recommended/Supplemental Template, it will have three sections one called Essential Readings, one called Recommended Readings and one called Supplemental Readings.

screenshot of essential/recommeneded/supplemental template with the three sections displayed

Next Steps

Once you choose a template, you are now ready to Add/Modify Sections, if you wish.

If your sections are exactly the way you want them, you are ready to begin Searching for Reading List Items.