Information for Staff

The electronic Course Readings system enables you to add, organise and manage your readings as well as making it easier for you to comply with copyright requirements. More on Copyright

Follow these simple steps to get started, or refer to our Course Readings User Guides and videos for additional information.

  1. Access Course Readings from the content menu in your Blackboard course.
  2. Create a new reading list or re-use an existing reading list
  3. Follow these steps to add a new reading to your list
  4. Manage your Reading List - organise, group or edit your readings.


Send details of the item to

Please include the following details:

  • Your name and contact details
  • Course name and code
  • Teaching period
  • Which campus(es) the course will be offered
  • Estimated number of students

Where possible, please let us know if the Library does not currently have the item so we can place a priority order for it.

We can order new books of essential course readings for the Course Readings collection. If you would like to request an item, please email

Please include as much of the following information as possible when requesting new material:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Year of publication
  • ISBN
  • Your name and contact details (as course coordinator)
  • Course name and code
  • Which campus(es) the course will be offered
  • Estimated number of students

Please note: orders may take several weeks depending on place of publication and publisher supplies.

Personal copies of books not held by the Library can be included in the Course Readings collection upon request. The item is labelled and available on the Course Readings shelves. However, the library cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage to the item.

For further information about Course Readings, please contact: