External tool - Readings
This entry relates to the list of External tools
The Readings tool allows you to assemble materials of all types - physical books, ebooks, online or digitised book chapters, scholarly articles, videos, newspaper articles, websites, and more - in a structured, comprehensive resource list.
1. How does Readings work?
You can put any number of resource types into your readings list including (but not limited to):
- books and book chapters
- streaming videos
- government reports
- lecture slides
- an image from the Online Collections Catalogue (Flinders University Museum of Art)
2. Where can I find it?
Readings is added to every topic. If it has been removed from your topic, please contact your eLearning support team.
3. What can I do in Readings?
- Build your readings list from:
- the Library collection
- online browsing
- your own personal collection
- Manage and update all your readings lists in one place, throughout the teaching period
- Structure reading lists to your own teaching practices
- Monitor student engagement through system analytics – view reports to see what citations students are looking at, see full-text access views, and when students are accessing resources
The Library will:
- appropriately source licensed resources and manage copyright compliance
- automatically add resources from Flinders' licensed subscriptions
- maintain links and access