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Adding Library Content

Add VU library material to unit spaces and use Readings to create a unit reading list.

Create a Unit Reading List (ROLLOVER) - based on a previous teaching period

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a new Reading List from material that was presented to students from a different teaching period where Readings was used.

Note: Refer to Creating a Unit Reading List (EMPTY SHELL) for advice on creating a Reading List shell for adding a completely new set of student readings.


Step one: Navigate to the Readings Module

1.1 From the VU Collaborate unit navigate to the Readings module and enter the tool (eReserve). The Readings module is in the Master unit templates.

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Step two: Create a new Reading List 

Click New list from the Reading List menu from within the Readings tool in the VU Collaborate unit space.

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Step three: Choose duration 

3.1 Choose a duration for the new Reading List, either from the Predefined Teaching Sessions or define Custom Dates. It is recommended to select the predefined (current year) '2022 Delivery' option. Custom dates cannot be more than 364 days.

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3.2 Click Next

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Step four: Select the PREVIOUS list on which to base the NEW reading list

4.1 Type the name of the Unit from which to base the new list. A new list can be created from a list in a different unit.

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4.2 Within the selected unit, choose a Reading List from which the new list will be based. For example:

  • 2019 Block Delivery – the new Reading List will be created from the student readings from the 2019 Block Delivery

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4.3 Select All (or a selection of readings).

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 4.4 Click Next

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4.5 Click Create

At this point, there is an option to go "Back" and change your selection.

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4.6 A message appears that the new Reading List has been created.

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 Tip: Readings can be added or deleted to any Reading List. Refer to other Readings guides for information on these processes.

Note: Once a list has been created Publication to a unit space is required. Refer to the Publish a Unit Reading List guide.

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