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Publish course reading lists

UQ teaching staff, learn how to access, edit and maintain your course readings list using Talis Aspire. Information on adding new items as Talis bookmarks.

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 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.

Publish your course reading list

Update and publish your list at least eight weeks before the start of the semester so they are ready for week one of teaching.

In Talis Aspire:

  1. update any Required items to Required - own copy needed
  2. add any new readings
  3. add any relevant Note for Students to readings
  4. add any relevant Note for Library to readings
  5. remove unnecessary readings
  6. publish your list.

The Library will review your list and:

  • purchase any required readings
  • digitise relevant portions
  • ensure copyright compliance
  • flag updated editions.