Reading Lists @ Glasgow Staff Guide

Reading Lists @ Glasgow  is the University’s online reading list application. It is an innovative way to ensure teaching resources required are accessible and available for your students. The system provides easy access to electronic resources, including digitised readings, as well as information, live availability and location of physical stock in the Library.

The reading lists are accessible 24/7 online and can also be accessed on mobile devices.

The key aims of the Reading Lists @ Glasgow service are:

  • To improve the student experience by providing and facilitating access to course materials
  • To provide a one stop shop for academic staff by streamlining access to Library services
  • To support the Library in making better informed purchasing decisions to support learning and teaching, aligned to the Course Materials policy
  • To facilitate compliance with the University’s Disability and Equality policy

This page will aid you in getting started with creating your reading lists in Reading Lists @ Glasgow.

The library is also offering a list creation service where reading lists can be added to Reading Lists @ Glasgow on your behalf. If you would like to take advantage of this, please send any reading lists to Please provide, the course title and course code (if known), the anticipated number of students (an estimate is fine), the time period (semester 1/semester 2/semester Year), clearly mark any essential books and any book chapters or articles required to be digitised.