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Reading List: Add online resources

Creating unit reading lists

Add online resources

 There are two main methods to add online resources, Cite it! and Create. 

Cite it!

To add an online resource from your browser, first add the Cite it! tool to your browser bookmarks menu bar.

1) Click on your user icon on the top right hand side of the screen and select Cite it!.

2) Drag the Cite it! Button onto your web browser's Bookmarks bar.

If the bookmark/favorite bar does not show in your browser, you need to add it. For instructions on adding the bookmark/favorite bar, go to 'Add bookmark bar to browser'.

3) Now you can search for online resources using the web.


In order for Cite it! to work consistently, login into Reading List through Black Board before using it. 

4) When you find an online resource, select the Cite it! tool from your Bookmarks bar. Reading List will pop up on your screen.

Fill in any essential information, then select the appropriate Reading List and section. Add & Close to automatically add the resource to your Reading List. 

For more information go to: Add citations via Cite it! widget 


Blank Form

Use the Blank Form to add a reading manually, if it can't be located through Library Search and CiteIt did not work. 

1) Select Add Items from the menu bar. 

2) After selecting Add Items you can select from three options: Library Search, Blank Form or Collection. 

To manually add a resource, select Blank Form.

3) Fill in the resource details (put the URL into the Source field), the appropriate section in the reading list and then click Add.

Please make sure that you fill in as much information as possible. 

You can also drag and drop or upload a PDF file before selecting Add. 

Please note that most files we will have to remove before we publish the Reading List, due to copyright restrictions not allowing us to publish someone else's documents. But we will make sure that the link works. The file will be helpful when we check the list, to make sure the correct link is attached to the reading. 


For more information go to: 

Add Citations via Upload

Add Citations from Web via Cite It!


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