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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.

1e. Upload citation list

If you would like to upload a citation list for the library staff to work on adding, purchasing and scanning materials, you can do that through Brightspace. Follow the steps to add a module to your classroom. If you have any issues, email reserves@purdue.edu

Upload Citation List

When you access the reading list, you will see the main screen. You will want to select Upload a document containing an existing reading list

Screnshot highlighting the upload it button

Click the UPLOAD IT button and drag or click to browse for a file. The file can be a PDF or a Word document.

Once you add a file, click Confirm 

Screenshot of document upload file added and confirm button

The box will confirm that your file was uploaded and sent to the library. 

Citation list sent to library confirmation message

Library staff will start working on your list and will contact you via email if you have any questions.

Confirm Citation List was Sent

If you want to double-check that your list was sent, you can scroll to the bottom of the screen and click Leave this page and explore the application 

The next screen is the lists that are associated with this course

screenshot of reading lists associated with course

You can click the list and it will show that the document has been uploaded to the list.

screenshot of uploaded document displaying in the reading list

Next Steps

Library staff will contact you with any updates or questions. 

In the meantime, if you have any questions or issues can be sent to reserves@purdue.edu