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Reading list instructions for academics

2. Bookmarking resources

This page provides key steps to:

  • Bookmark a variety of resources from the Library and the Internet.
  • The process for requesting digitisation of a book chapter or extraction.

Adding resources from the Library

Click on the plus icons below for steps on how to add bookmarks to common resources found in the Library.

Book or e-book

  1. Go to the Library Catalogue.
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for the record for the desired item.
  3. Once you have located the item click on it. While on the Library catalogue record of the item, click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

 

 

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item.
  3. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title
  • Author/Editor(s)
  • Date of publication
  • Edition (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISBN (either 10 or 13 numbers)
  • Web address (if e-book)

NOTE: Sometimes our books and e-books are on the same record. If, so just bookmark that record and the URL and the print holdings will be on the same entry.

Chapter of an e-book

To link directly to a chapter in an e-book follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the Library Catalogue.
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for the record for the desired item.
  3. Once you have located the item click on it. While on the Library catalogue record of the item, click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. To create a section for the Book Chapter details. In the Add Field section, click on the drop-down arrow and select Has part (chapter, article, etc.). Then click on the Add button.

  1. A new tab will appear. Enter the Book Chapter details (you will need to click into the e-book in order to get this information). 
  2. To create a link to the chosen area of the book. Use the Add field box to get the web address field, then select the Add button.

  1. Navigate to the e-book and copy the link to the chapter from the e-book's Table of Contents.
  2. Paste the link into the web address field.
  3. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item.
  4. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

Book Chapter details:

  • Resource type  (e.g. Chapter)
  • Title for a full chapter or Title for a selection of pages (e.g. Title of book [Selected pages])
  • Author/s (if part of an edited book)
  • Page numbers of chapter/selection. Note: If there are multiple page ranges, add all ranges to a single field
  • Web address

Book details:

  • Title
  • Author/Editor(s)
  • Date of publication
  • Edition (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISBN (either 10 or 13 numbers)
  • Web address (URL)

Chapter/Extract of a book and request digitisation

  1. Go to the Library Catalogue.
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for the record for the desired item.
  3. Once you have located the item click on it. While on the Library catalogue record of the item, click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. To create a section for the Book Chapter details. In the Add Field section, click on the drop-down arrow and select Has part (chapter, article, etc.). Then click on the Add button.

  1. A new tab will appear. Enter the Book Chapter details (you will need to click into the e-book in order to get this information). 
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item.
  3. Then item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

NOTE: Steps for requesting a digitation of a reading can be found at the bottom of the page.

 

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

Book Chapter details:

  • Resource type  (e.g. Chapter)
  • Title for a full chapter or Title for a selection of pages (e.g. Title of book [Selected pages])
  • Author/s (if part of an edited book)
  • Page numbers of chapter/selection. Note: If there are multiple page ranges, add all ranges to a single field

Book details:

  • Title
  • Author/Editor(s)
  • Date of publication
  • Edition (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISBN (either 10 or 13 numbers)

Journal

  1. Go to the Library Catalogue.
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for the record of the Journal.
  3. Once you have located the item click on it. While on the Library catalogue record of the item, click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item.
  3. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title of journal
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISSN or eISSN

Journal article

  1. Go to the Library.
  2. Search the Library for the record of the Journal title of the desired item.
  3. Once you have located the Journal title, click through the links to open the database containing the Journal.
  4. Locate and open the record for your desired item. Do not open the item's PDF.
  5. Click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item or Journal (Journal details will be located within the tab "Is part of").
  3. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

NOTE: If the Journal Article details a generated without a "Is part of" tab. It can be created from the 'Add field' drop down, select "Is part of..." and then click 'Add'.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation

Journal Article details:

  • Title of journal article
  • Author/s
  • Date
  • Volume
  • Issue
  • Page numbers
  • DOI (if available)
  • Web address (if online)

Journal details:

  • Title of journal
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISSN or eISSN

Database

  1. Go to the Library A-Z Database list.
  2. Search the A-Z Databases for the record for the desired item.
  3. Once you have located the item click on it. While on the A-Z Database record of the item, click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Make sure the Resource Type is Webpage. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item.
  3. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title
  • Web address (URL)

Law databases

Resources bookmarked from law databases, often do not generate an accessible web address link.

So we have created a page in the guide for Creating Bookmarks from Law databases.

Audiovisual (streaming video)

  1. Go to the Library Catalogue.
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for the record for the desired item.
  3. Once you have located the item click on it. While on the Library catalogue record of the item, click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the item.
  3. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title
  • Author/Editor(s)
  • Date
  • Episode (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • Web address (URL)

Note

When the window appears with the item's bibliographical information make sure to check that a web address has been automatically created. If it is missing, it can be generated manually by:

  1. Clicking on the Add field next to 'Online Resource', selecting 'web address'. Then click Add.
  2. Then copy the URL to the item.
  3. Paste the URL into the web address field.
  4. The item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Adding external resources

External resources can be bookmarked from alternative authority sources such as other libraries and union catalogues (e.g. WorldCat), as well as from book vendors (e.g. Amazon). The Internet can also be used for bookmarking open access journal articles and audiovisual resources.

Click on the plus icons below for steps on how to add bookmarks to common resources found on the Internet.

Caution

Metadata harvested from external resources is going to vary and manual editing might be required.

Reports

  1. Go to the webpage that provides information and access to the desired report.
  2. Click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the webpage.
  3. Then the item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title
  • Author/Creator
  • Date
  • Publisher (name of organisation or website)
  • Web address (URL)

Webpage

  1. Go to the desired webpage.
  2. Click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the webpage.
  3. Then the item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title
  • Author/Creator
  • Date
  • Publisher (name of organisation or website)
  • Web address (URL)

YouTube

  1. Go to YouTube and locate the desired video.
  2. Click on the Talis button on your browser toolbar.

  1. A window will open on your browser with a form to capture the item's bibliographical information.
  2. Check to see if any information is missing in the necessary fields for the video.
  3. Then the item can then be added to either:
    • Your bookmarks list by clicking Create.
    • A specific reading list by clicking Create and Add to List.

Below is an item's bibliographical details necessary for students to create a basic citation:

  • Title
  • Author/Creator
  • Date
  • Publisher (name of organisation or website)
  • Web address (URL)

 

Note

Please contact your Liaison Librarian for assistance with bookmarking


Request a digitised reading

Do you need a chapter or specific pages of a print book scanned for your reading list?

You can contact your Liaison Librarian and they would be happy to provide assistance with digitising a section of a resource.

Alternatively, below are the steps you can take to request a digitisation of a book chapter or book extract:

  1. Add book chapter or book extract as a Resource to the chosen list.
  2. Look on the right side of the resource, click the button with three dots. 
  3. Then select Request digitisation. This will launch a form.
  4. Fill out the sections of the form and then click Next. The form will be sent to the eReadings Team.

 

 

Alert

You do not have to supply the scanned reading, however if you have a scanned copy this will speed up the process.