FLO Student Support

Finding your textbooks and readings

The following video has been created for new students. Learn how to find your Readings and navigate your Readings list.

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What are Readings? (0:14 sec)

Accessing your Readings (0:42 secs)

Understanding your Readings list (1 min 15 secs)

What do you do if you can’t find a Readings list? (2 mins 15 secs)

Purchasing textbooks (2 mins 42 secs)

Where to go for help (3 mins 12 secs)

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You can find required and recommended textbooks listed on the Topic textbook site. Not all topics will use a textbook. 

Find the link to your Readings list on your FLO topic page.

Your Readings list can include a variety of resources and formats, including textbooks, eBooks, articles, videos and websites.

Most of your Readings will be available electronically, for 24/7 access on or off-campus. 

From the Reading list, click 'View online' to access the full-text. 

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Some eBooks have simultaneous user limits, the Accessing eBooks (PDF) has some tips on how to best access eBooks online. 

Some citations on your Reading list will have an e-Resources/Okta notification or Copyright notice. To access the full-text, click on 'Click here to login' or click 'Continue'. 

Okta login notification as well as the copyright notice you may see when attempting to access electronic resources.  

Your Reading list can be updated by your Topic Coordinator throughout the semester so check it regularly for any changes. 

Need help? Contact the Library if you need any assistance or support.