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Reading List Support Material: Ordering items

Updated guide!

The bookmarklet tool

To add items to your reading list you will need to have bookmarklet tool installed. See the Getting Started page for instructions on how to do this and how to get permissions for editing your lists.

Ordering teaching materials

Always start by checking the Library search

If we don't already stock the title:

  1. Go to* search for the item you wish to order and click on the title to display the full details
  2. Click  Image of the Add to readinglists@hull button from your favourites toolbar or the browser plugin
  3. Click on   Image of the Create and add to list button
  4. Select the list you wish to add the order to and choose the appropriate section of the list
  5. Select an Importance level and add a Library notePlease order 
  6. Go to the reading list you have placed the order on
  7. Click on Request review**, verify student numbers then click Request review again
  8. Click on Publish once you have finished making all changes 

*Amazon is used as an example but any publisher's website can be used - we use our own book suppliers to place the order

**If you don't see the Image of the request review button button please email  to let us know you have added an order

Remember to assign a level of importance: Essential, Recommended, or Background. See the Reading List Policy for further details.

Ordering teaching materials - Video tutorial

Useful tip!

If you don't see the bookmark you've created when you go into your reading list, click on the refresh button from your browser Image of the refresh button

Ordering deadlines

When you have revised and published your reading list, click 'Request review' to notify the Library that there are orders and digitisation requests.

You can request a review at at any time but to ensure resources are available for the start of teaching, book/eBook orders and digitisation requests should reach the Library via the appropriate reading list by these dates:


Trimester 1 - Monday 9th August 2021     Trimester 2 - Monday 6th December 2021     Trimester 3 - Monday 11th April 2022


Trimester 1 - Monday 8th August 2022     Trimester 2 - Monday 5th December 2022     Trimester 3 - Monday 10th April 2023

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