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Reading Lists

Reading list instructions for academics

1. Setting up an account

This page provides key steps to getting started on the Reading List homepage:

  • Getting Started as a New User
  • Installing the Bookmark Extension

Getting started as a new user


A new user can get started following the steps below:

  1. Go to the Deakin Reading List homepage.
  2. Click on Log In in the top bar menu.
  3. You will be directed to the Deakin SSO page. Provide your staff username and password.
  4. Follow the authentication steps.
  5. You will be logged in and redirected back to the Deakin Reading List homepage (You will notice that instead of Log In in the top bar menu your name will be there instead).

Installing the bookmark extension

Having the Bookmark Extension in your web  browser means you can quickly bookmark reading list resources from the web.

  1. Launch the Deakin Reading List Homepage on your computer (make sure you are logged into the platform).
  2. From the landing page search a unit code in the search box in the middle of the screen.
  3. Once you have located a unit code, select the unit code.
  4. A prompt to install bookmark extension will appear when you go to view the unit reading list.
  5. Click on "Get the extension".
  6. Follow the steps to install the extension onto your web browser.


The extension is currently available for Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox. Instructions on how to add the Bookmark Extension to these web browsers is available on the Talis Aspire support page.

The extension is currently not available for Safari. We will continue to monitor the situation for any updates.