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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.

Steps to add new items

New items must have a bookmark record. This is then used to add a reading to your list.

Course reading lists in Talis Aspire are rolled over each semester so the readings previously used will already be included.

To add new items, you need to:

  1. locate the reading through the Library Search or on a website.
  2. create a bookmark (item record) in Talis Aspire using the Talis browser extension.
  3. add the bookmark (item record) of the reading to your list.
  4. move the reading to relevant location or section in your list if needed.

Add Talis Aspire bookmark browser extension

The Talis Aspire browser extension is the preferred method to create bookmarks.

Visit Installing and using a bookmarklet extension for instructions on adding the browser extension to Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

Choose The University of Queensland the first time you use it.

Note: It is not recommended for use on mobile devices.

Install browser extension

Create a bookmark (item record)

  1. Ensure you have the bookmark tools installed.
  2. Open the resource you want to use in your browser.
  3. Click on the Talis Aspire browser extension
  4. The page with the item details will load. The information can be edited here or from My Bookmarks or when you add the bookmark to a reading list.

A screenshot of the Talis iframe bookmark resource metadata

Click on the image for a larger version (opens in a new tab). 

  1. You can check that the metadata is correct and complete. Library staff will review the metadata.
  2. Click Create. The bookmark is added to your My Bookmarks.

  For more information see Bookmarking from a range of sources.

Add a Resource option

  1. In your list, hover where you'd like to add an item.
  2. Click on Add resource.
  3. It will list bookmarked items. Select the one you want to use.
  4. The item will be added to your list.

Add existing list item to My Bookmarks

Important  If you are new to Talis Aspire and working on an existing reading list, items may not be in your My Bookmarks. 

You can add items on a reading list to My Bookmarks.

Create a bookmark from an existing item

1. Click on the Edit item menu (three vertical dots) on the item.

3. Select Add to My Bookmarks

4. Go to My Bookmarks. The item should now be listed.