Find a reading list
You can find your course reading lists on your module page in
Click on the Reading List link to access: Alternatively, search for lists at
leganto.cardiffmet.ac.uk . You may need to login with your Cardiff Met username and password. Once logged in, click on
Find Lists and search for the list by module code or title:
Add to add the list to save it to
2. MetSearch - You can find your course reading lists on MetSearch. Sign in to MetSearch and the link to your reading lists will appear at the top of the page:
Accessing items on your reading list
All the reading for your module will be listed under
reading. Print books will include details of how many copies are available and where you can find it in the library. E-books will have a direct link to the full text; click
to access. You may also find articles, digitised book chapters and other resources are included.
Add a like or comment
If you’ve particularly enjoyed an item on your reading list, you can give it a like to let your lecturer know. You can also add comments to start a discussion. Click on the title of the item and click the
button or type a comment into the
Mark items as read
You can use Leganto to keep track of what you have and haven’t read. Click on the tick to the right of an item to mark it as read:
My Collection allows you to create your own collection of resources from reading lists or any other online source. To add an item from a reading list to your collection, click on the three dots next to an item and select
Copy to my Collection
To add items from MetSearch, go to
and click on the + icon in the top right of the screen. You can then search library resources for items held in our collection and click
to add the item to My Collection.
You can also add items to My Collection from websites. To do this, you will need to add the
button to your browser bookmarks. Click on your name in the top-right of the screen, click
and drag the blue button which appears in the pop up screen to your bookmarks bar:
When you find a relevant item listed on a website, click on the Cite it! button and a pop-up will appear. You can then add it directly to My Collection.
Suggest an item for a reading list
If you have found an item that you think would be useful, you can suggest it to the module leader. In
, click on the elipses menu and then
Suggest this item.
Export your reading list
You can export your reading list as a bibliography in a number of formats:
- Click on the Reading list elipses menu (…)
- Click on Export and then click on your chosen document format:
- If you export to Word, you also have the option to choose a referencing style such as Harvard: Cite Them Right. Pick this from the drop-down menu, then click on Export.