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Using Leganto: For Staff


On this page you will find instructions for how to

  • edit a record in a reading list,
  • update a stale URL for a website,
  • add a public or private note to a record,
  • remove a record from a reading list.

If you need to edit, update or reuse a Leganto reading list, contact to meet with a librarian. We’ll show you how.

Editing the content of a record


1. Select the ellipsis ( ... ) to the right of the item you would like to edit and choose Edit item

2. Use this box to make changes to the record. 

If you have changed the URL in the Source field, you will need to refresh the page for the new URL to apply. 

Select Save.



NOTE: If a website URL becomes stale, locate a new URL for the website and paste it into the Source field. 

Adding public notes to a record

Add additional instructions for students as public notes e.g. read this for assessment two.

  • Public notes can be seen by anyone with access to the list.
  • Private notes will only be seen by those that manage the list i.e subject conveners or Library staff.

Add a public note when editing the item (see the box above, Editing the content of a record) or by following the instructions below.


1. Select the title of the reading to open up the record. 

To add a public note, select Add note under the Public note heading.

To add a private note, select Add note under the Private note heading.



2. Enter your note or instruction.

Select Save.


Public notes will display in quotation marks under the details of the reading. URLs added to a public note will be active.


Removing a reading

To delete readings from your reading list: 

  1. Select the ellipsis ( ... ) to the right of the item.
  2. Choose Delete item from the options
  3. Confirm your choice by selecting Delete from the pop up.

If you are removing a eReserve reading from a Leganto list that is no longer required for your subject, please inform our Library eReserve Team.