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Resource Lists

A guide for academic staff on Resource Lists

What are Resource Lists?

Resource lists:

  • are online interactive lists of relevant resources for each module/course. 
  • show the location, shelf number and availability of print & physical items
  • links to e-books, journal articles, websites, videos and other documents including digitisations
  • are linked into each MyDundee module. Or can be accessed by students via a shareable link.

Benefits for staff

  1. Library staff can create, amend and update your list for you.
  2. Or module leader and module team can create and amend their own lists.
  3. Easy to use and for every type of resource from book, journal article to video, webpage and images.
  4. Fully integrated with the library management system so you can include direct links through to material on Library Search.
  5. Easier to keep resource lists up-to-date and ensure the most recent editions are listed.
  6. Easy reports and analytics to assess student engagement with resources.
  7. Easy digitisation process.

Benefits for students

  1. Easy access to resources relevant to modules. Resources are rated essential, recommended, further reading.
  2. Resource Lists are integrated with MyDundee modules and learning materials.
  3. Many opportunities to interact with resource lists:
  • like resources;
  • comment on lists;
  • suggest resources;
  • create own resource lists.

Benefits for library staff

  1. Strengthen the library’s involvement in, and contribution to, teaching and learning.
  2. Enables librarians to support academic staff in developing reading lists that make the best use of library collection.
  3. Ensures that the Library always has adequate copies of items on your lists .
  4. Allows the library to make better informed purchasing choices.
  5. Fully integrated with the library management system.
  6. Reduced risk of copyright infringement.