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Readings Online User Guide

Guide for academic staff using Readings Online.

Link to a reading in Canvas


You can now link directly to readings within your Canvas module, instead of students needing to click on the Readings Online menu tab.

 

BEFORE YOU START

Reading list

  • You need have an existing reading list to select readings from.
     
  • Don't have one? Start here
     


 

1. Open the Readings Online App within Canvas LMS

  • Open your module page in edit mode
  • Place your cursor where you want the reading link to appear. 
  • Click App icon 

  • In the Select App box, type in Readings online in the search field and click on the Readings Online App.

 

2. Select your desired reading

  • To select a reading, choose appropriate Reading list 

  • Select the check box next to the desired reading
  • Click Next (you may need to scroll back up)

 

 

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TIP

Link to a single reading, not multiple readings.

  • This will be much easier if you need to update later.
     
  • Links to multiple readings need to be completely deleted, then added again.

 

3. Create link and save on your Canvas LMS page

  • Resize the width the link will be displayed, if desired, by moving the slider.
  • Click Create

 

  • The reading link will appear on your page.
  • Click Save

 

Student view of reading link

 

 

This guide was last updated 3 May 2021.
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