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Where can I find Course Readings?

  1. Login to Canvas
  2. Select your course
  3. Select Course Readings from the left hand side menu

What are Course Readings?

For each course you study, your Course Coordinator may have selected key readings for you to complete each week.

Course Readings can include physical books, book chapters, eBooks, articles, websites, documents, videos or audio.

Accessing readings and resources

Click on a reading for full details and to access the resource online.

For online resources click on the view online links under Links & Availability.

Find the physical book on the shelf using the unique call number.

Additional features

Public Notes

You may find additional information in the Public Note field, like which pages or chapters you should read, or instructions regarding access.

Tags

Tags tell you more about a resource.

  • Prescribed Text: mandatory course text
  • Required Reading: additional required readings for that week or module
  • Recommended Reading: additional or optional readings

Always follow the advice of the course coordinator.

Click and Collect and Digitisation requests

In some circumstances you may be eligible for our Click and Collect or Digitisation services.  To learn more visit Get started in the library

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Links not working

  • The article links to the journal rather than the article. Some databases do not allow us to link directly to articles.  Students will need to search within the journal to find the article.
  • The link goes to the wrong article or source. Students can mark a link as broken in the Reading List and the library will investigate the cause and fix any issues.

eBook access issues

Due to licensing restrictions, some eBooks are restricted by how many users are able to access the eBook at the same time. A notice will display on the eBook if the maximum number of users has been reached.  It is recommended students wait and try to access the eBook again later.

Browser issues 

There is a known problem opening PDFs in Internet Explorer (IE). We recommend using either Chrome or Firefox. 

Pop-ups

It is recommended students enable pop-ups on their device to access Course Readings. 

Clear your cache and cookies

If you are unable to access electronic resources try clearing your cache and cookies.  Learn how to do this by Googling, 'clear cache' with your chosen browser e.g. 'Clear cache chrome'.  

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