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Publish and update course reading lists

Learn how to access, edit and maintain your course readings list using Talis Aspire. Information on how to use lists with EndNote.

Course reading lists

The Library works with academic staff to provide students with access to learning resources for their courses. Course reading lists are created for your students in the Library's reading lists system, Talis Aspire. Reading lists can include items such as books, journal articles, eBooks, streaming video, podcasts and other types of materials. You can updateedit and publish reading lists for your courses. 

Reading lists in Talis are simple to update. Once published students are able to access them in Learn.UQ (Blackboard) in the Learning Resources section of their course and via Library Search.

Screenshot of CHEM1100 course reading list


Benefits for teaching staff

  • Structure your lists to best suit the course content. For example, you can organise your reading list by week or topic.
  • Make changes quickly and easily. You can keep your lists current and add new items as needed throughout the semester.
  • Add notes to items to give more context.

Benefits for students

  • Important readings are easier to identify, saving time.
  • Additional notes add context and aid learning.
  • Students can add their own notes, enabling better study organisation and enhanced engagement with readings.