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Resource Lists: For Staff

How to use Resource Lists@Bham

Hands on workshops

Next Workshops

We are holding ResourceLists workshops to help get you started. Sign up and find out how to create lists; add links to a wide variety of resources; how to request scans (digitisations) and link your lists to Canvas.

Please reserve a place:  

Many Schools/Departments are requesting bespoke workshops to show their staff how to set up and manage lists. If you would like your School/Department to set up training please contact your Departmental Library Rep or your Engagement Advisor.

Why Resource Lists?

Resource Lists@Bham makes it easier for your students to find library resources which you have recommended for specific modules.

Resource lists (which used to be called reading lists) contain all types of material: books, journal articles, chapters in ebooks or film clips etc.

  • Books: link to the library catalogue for real-time availability information on screen
  • E-books: 'Access the eBook' goes straight to the e-book.
  • Journal articles: link straight through to the full-text of the article
  • Web pages: click through to the appropriate website
  • YouTube, Box of Broadcasts and other videos: play on screen.

click here to see the FAQs

Getting started

Before being able to add any items to your lists you must:

  • Create your Profile by logging into to ResourceLists@Bham and clicking 'Create Profile'.
  • Add the Bookmarklet tool to your browser on each PC/device/browser you use - see here
  • Email to request ownership of your list(s) or a new list to be set up.


Developing your lists

Sign into the  How to use Resource Lists  Canvas course which contains examples of best practice, videos from academics and students, and everything you need to know to set up, maintain and make the most of your lists.

You can also book on one our hands on workshops or drop in sessions.


What users are saying about ResourceList@Bham

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