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Using Leganto: For Staff

What is eReserve & Reserve?

eReserve - Sometimes the Library can scan a chapter or section from a print resource and make it electronically available to your students in our eReserve collection. 

Reserve - Alternatively hard copy item, it can also be added to the Reserve collection for short term loan (2 hours) at a nominated campus library for the duration of the teaching session. 

See the Library's eReserve & Reserve webpage for more information.

 

Below are instructions for adding:

  • an existing eReserve reading,
  • a new eReserve reading from a print resource held by the Library,
  • a new eReserve reading from a print resource that we will need to source from another institution, and 
  • an item to be added to the Reserve collection for short term loan.

Adding an Existing eReserve Reading

Follow the instructions below if:
a chapter, section or extract of a book or journal has previously been scanned and made electronically available to students through Primo Search. Students have previously been able to search the subject code in Primo Search to locate the eReserve reading. 

 

1. Select + (Add Citation) from the top right of the list.

2. In the Primo Search tab, change the search scope to eReserve & Reserve.
This will search only for eReserve and Reserve items.

 

3. Enter the subject code  -- e.g. LAW112.
Select Search. 

4. Add the reading to the list.

Either, drag and drop the reading into your list OR select the reading from the search results and choose the section you want to add it to.

Select either Add or Add & Edit (this option will allow you to edit the record information i.e. title, author, year etc).

5. Apply the eReserve Activity Required tag.

Select Add tags to item. Select Add tag. 
Select eReserve Activity Required.  Select Save.

6. Send the item to the Library.

Select the ellipsis to the right of the item and choose Send to Library.

The Library will finalise this resource for you. As long as the list is published, the reading will be accessible to students.

Request an eReserve reading held by the Library

Follow the instructions below if: 
the Library holds the hard copy of a book or journal and you would like to request that a chapter, section or extract be scanned and made electronically available to the students within your subject.

 

   1. Add the hard copy resource to the reading list using Primo Search. See Use Primo Search.

2. Edit the record and change the Type. 
If you need a chapter of a book scanned, change the Book type to Book Chapter.

 

3. Add the item details. 
Enter the details for the chapter, section or extract of the resource that you would like scanned.

4. Apply eReserve Activity Required & Digitisation Required tags.

Select Add tags to item. Select Add tag. 
Select eReserve Activity Required & Digitisation Required.  

Select Save.

5. Send the item to the Library.

Select the ellipsis to the right of the item and choose Send to Library.

The Library will scan this chapter/section for you and add the URL to the resource to the record for you. 

Request a new eReserve reading not held by the Library

Follow the instructions below if:
you would like a chapter, section or extract from a print book scanned and made available to students within your subject, but the item is not held by the Library and isn't otherwise electronically available.

 

  1. Add the resource manually. See Use manual entry.

2. Apply eReserve Activity Required and Digitisation Required tags.

Select Add tags to item. Select Add tag. 
Select eReserve Activity Required & Digitisation Required.  

Select Save.

3. Send the item to the Library.

Select the ellipsis to the right of the item and choose Send to Library.

The Library will scan this chapter/section for you and add the URL to the resource to the record for you. 

Request an item be added to Print Reserve (short term loan)

Follow the instructions below if: 
the item is only held in hard copy by the Library and you would like one or more copies added to the Reserve collection for short term loan at a nominated campus library for the duration of the teaching session.

Items in Reserve will be available to students for short term (2 hours) loans and available to Library staff to process digitisation requests.

 

  1. Add the hard copy resource to the reading list using Primo Search. See Use Primo Search.
 

2. Apply eReserve Activity Required and Physical Reserve Required tags.

Select Add tags to item. Select Add tag. 

Select eReserve Activity Required & Physical Reserve Required.  

Select Save.

3. Send the item to the Library.

Select the ellipsis to the right of the item and choose Send to Library.

The Library will process the request. 

 

See the Library's eReserve & Reserve webpage for more information.