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Resource list – guide for students

Keep up to date with the resources your teacher has assigned for your class.

Save citations to 'My Collection'

Each student has their own My Collection, where they can add resources. My Collection is private to each person.

You can add resources from the library, Internet or your subject's Resource list into My Collection.

HOW TO: Save citations to 'My Collections'

Did you know that your collection in Resource Lists is the same as "My Collection" in Library Search?

This means there are two ways to add library resources.

1. In Resource Lists system

  • Click My Collection from the right-hand navigation.
  • Click the plus button at the top left of the list 
  • Type your keywords into the search field and press 
  • Select the resource you want to add
  • Click 

2. In Library Search when viewing search results

  • Pin the record to save it in "My Collection" Pin this record icon

Use the Cite It! button to add things you find online. To get the Cite It! button:

  • Click your name/user at the top right of the reading list
  • Click Cite It!
  • Drag the CITE IT! button into your browsers bookmarks bar*

When you find something online you'd like to add to My Collection, for example, a report or a YouTube video:

  • Click the Cite It! button
  • Fill in any missing details from the pop-up window
  • Click ADD

* The button works best with the browsers Chrome and Firefox.

  • Click  at the top right of the citation
  • Select Copy to my collection
  • Click My Collection from the right-hand navigation.
  • Click the plus button at the top left of the list 
  • Click Create
  • Fill in as many details as you have and upload the file
  • Click 

Once you've saved citations to your My Collection, you can keep them organised with tags. Since the My Collection area is private to you, you may create as many of your own tags as you like. 

To add tags to a citation:

  • Click Add tags to collection in the citation you wish to tag
  • Select tags you've previously created OR
  • Create a new tag by typing it in
  • Click Save

Once your citations have tags, you can filter your list to view citations with particular tags:

  • Click the filter button at the top right of the list 
  • Select the tag