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The New Reading List Builder - Readings & Learning Resources by Leganto

A how-to guide for faculty

Sharing and Editing Readings & Learning Resources Lists using the Options Menu

The tools to share and edit an entire Readings & Learning Resources list, a section of a list or an item on a list can be accessed by opening the Options Menu.

Click on the three dots to the right of the list name, section name or item to open the options menu.

Option menu for list, section and item


 

Moving or Copying Items or Sections within your List

You can move or copy items or sections within your Readings & Learning Resources list.

Step 1:

  1. Click on the three dots beside the item or section to open up the Options Menu.
  2. Choose the Add to Clipboard option.

Copy to Clipboard option under options menu

Step 2:

  1. Hover your mouse over the area where you want to move or copy the item or section.
  2. Choose Move or Copy.

Move and Copy options for an item

The item will be moved or copied to the new position in your Reading List.

Item dropped using Add from Clipboard

 

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To move a section:

  1. Ensure the section is collapsed before trying to move it.
    • Note: Collapsed sections show the arrow facing sideways.
  2. Click and hold the two white lines on the blue bar to the right of the section. 
  3. Drag the section to the place you want it in your list. 
  4. You can also use the up and down arrows on the blue bar to move the section.

Open and closed section examples


To move an item:

  1. Click and hold the two white lines on the blue bar to the right of the item.
  2. Drag the item to the place you want it in your list.
    • Note: You can drag within sections and to other sections on your list.
  3. You can also use the up and down arrows on the blue bar to move the item.

moving a section


 

Linking Sections or Items from your List to Other Folders on your D2L Course Page

You can link to any item or section in your Readings & Learning Resources list within a folder on the D2L page.

To create a link within a D2L folder:

Step 1:

  1. Open the options menu in the section or item.
  2. Click Create a shareable link.
  3. Click COPY TO CLIPBOARD and click the CLOSE button.

Options menu with shareable link.

Copy and shareable link


Step 2:

  1. Go to your chosen folder on the D2L page.
  2. Click the Upload/Create button.
  3. Choose Create a Link from the drop-down menu.

D2L folder showing the upload/create option and the Create link option.


Step 3:

  1. Give the section or item a title.
  2. Paste in the link from your clipboard.
  3. To ensure accessibility, choose to have it Open as External Resource
  4. Click the Create button.

create a link box in D2L


The section or the item link will appear within the folder in D2L. 

Reading list link in D2L folder


 

Deleting a Reading & Learning Resources List, Section or Item 

You can delete a list, a section from a list or an item from a list using the Options Menu.

Please note: If you wish to recover a deleted list, please contact Michael Reansbury or Sarah Wiebe to have the list reinstated.  Deleted lists can be recovered within 30 days of deletion.

To Delete a List:

  1. Go to the three dots to the right of the list name to open the Reading list options menu.
  2. Click the Delete option at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Click the OK button to confirm. 

Reading List Options Menu

Delete a reading list confirmation screen with OK button


To Delete a section of a list or an item:

  1. Click the three dots to the right of the section or the item.
  2. Click the Delete Section or Delete Item option at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Click the OK button to delete the section or the item.

group options menu

Delete a section of a reading list in options menu

Confirmation of Deletion Message with OK button