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Reading list instructions for academics

3. Creating a list

The page provides steps to:

  • Creating a new reading list 
  • Instructional video on Creating a new reading list, as well as adding resources, paragraphs and sections, to a reading list.

Creating a new list

  1. Go to the Reading List portal, Click on My Lists.
  2. Then click on Create new list.
  3. Add the Unit code and Name of Unit into the List name. The format should be Unit code (each letter capitalised) – Title of unit (capitalise the start of each word), here is an example: HNN732 –  Advanced Clinical Decision Making.
  4. Add information to the Description field if you wish.
  5. Click Select Hierarchy and search for the correct unit code. PLEASE NOTE: If the correct unit code doesn't appear please contact the and they will add the list to the hierarchy.
  6. Select an appropriate Time Period. PLEASE NOTE: Unit sites will automatically link to the reading list that corresponds to the current time period.
  7. Then click Create list.



If you don’t know the name of the unit, you can find out by exploring the Unit Search box within Current Student. Alternatively, you can contact and they can provide assistance.

For SEBE academics: Reading list modules are included in SEBE unit sites by default. Just ensure you connect to the unit list.‚Äč

Start a new reading list and add resources, paragraphs and sections (2:01 min)

This video includes instructions about:

  • creating a new list (0:00)
  • adding list details (0:11)
  • adding sections (0:43)
  • adding a resource from your bookmarks (1:10)


Further instructions are available on Talis. Please contact your Scholarly Services Librarian for assistance with creating a new Reading list.