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Course Readings

Course Readings is a NUS Libraries service that provides course-related materials made available, either electronically or physically.

Overview on reading link on Canvas page

  • Adding reading links on Canvas Page increases its visibility from a published reading list from Course Readings to students and is optional.
  • You need to create your reading listadd readings to it and then publish it before you can proceed with adding reading links below.
  • Readings should be Active (does not have outstanding copyright declaration) on the published reading list.

Add reading links on new Canvas Page

  1. Click on Pages on Course Navigation.

  1. Next, click on +Page.

  1. Enter the page title and any instructions/information in the Rich Content Editor.
  2. Click to place your cursor in the location in the Rich Content Editor where you want the reading link to be.
  3. Click on the App icon  in the toolbar followed by View All. Select Course Readings.

  1. Choose a reading list in the pop-up Course Readings window.

  1. Select a reading to add. We recommend repeating the process from step 4 for each of your readings. You will not be able to change individual reading links if you select multiple readings. 

  1. Click Next. You may need to scroll up the screen. 

  1. Adjust the width of the reading(s) to suit your preference.

  1. Click Create.

  1. Click Save or Save & Publish on the Page.

Add reading links on existing Canvas Page

  1. Click on Pages on Course Navigation.

  1. Under Page title, locate the page you intend to provide the reading link to 1 or more readings on and then click on it.

  1. Click on Edit.

  1. Follow the instructions from step 4 onwards in "Add reading links on New Canvas Page".

Delete reading link on Canvas page

  1. Click on Pages on Course Navigation.

  1. Under Page title, locate the page you intend to delete the reading link(s) from and then click on it.

  1. Click on Edit.

  1. In the Rich Content Editor, place your cursor at the back of the reading link and click on Backspace on your keyboard. 

  1. Click on Save or Save & Publish on the Page.