Reading list checking is a time-consuming task. It is helpful to know why we undertake this process.
To ensure that students are aware of the reading requirements of their modules
To ensure that these reading resources are available to students in a number of ways. Not all resources will be available in all these ways, but there will normally be a number of access possibilities, such as,
Available as eResources via the university
Available openly on the internet (Open Access and legally available)
Available as copyright compliant scans through the Virtual Learning Environment / CLA Digital Content Store
Available as print copies in Academic Partner Libraries
Easily and relatively cheaply available to purchase by students (if wished)
In order to provide our students with access to a cross-partnership, joined-up library resource service, it is important to ensure
The eResources manager is aware of eResources that require to be purchased.
The lead academic partner library and any offering partners' libraries are aware of titles on lists and can make decisions on purchase and stock levels, including awareness of existing or on order eResources to inform their purchasing.
To provide supporting evidence to the approval or reapproval panel on the suitability of the lists.
To provide a structure for the iterative process between Module Leader and the Subject Network Librarian.
What do the Subject Network Librarians need to do?
For each Book Title on the list:-
Further Actions needed
Checklist for Module Reading List:-
Reading List Software - List created and any existing links in place