Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Course readings

Stuck on how to find required and recommended readings? This will help.

Access your course readings in MyUni

  • Open your course in MyUni, then click on the Course Readings button in the left-hand menu to open the reading list.
  • Links to readings might also have been added by your lecturer in additional MyUni pages e.g. within course modules.
  • Your required textbook may be in a separate section at the top of the list, or be referenced throughout the list.

Online resources:

  • Most readings in Course Readings will be available online. Click View online to access:

  • Most will link to an electronic journal article, ebook or pdf that you can download or read online.
  • If you have been asked to read a particular chapter of an ebook, you may need to use the ebook contents page to navigate to it.
  • Click the title to view additional availability information.
  • See How do I download readings for more help.

Physical resources:

  • If the readings is a physical item in the Library, the location of the item will be displayed below the citation:

  • Click on the title of the reading to view additional availability and requesting options.

Watch the video below for an overview. Contact your lecturer or tutor if you have any questions about your reading list.

Find your readings in Library Search

Note this will only show you items in your reading list that are in the Library, so you may not see other course materials recommended by your lecturer. Check the full reading list in MyUni (see above).

Search for a specific reading:

  • Search for the reading in Library Search. If you need help to do this, try our guide on how to use Library Search.
  • If the item is in an active reading list, a COURSE icon will display below the item details in the search results.
  • To search only for items that are in a reading list, change the search option in the search bar from Everything to Course Readings:
  • You can then refine your search results by Course Code and Name.

Search for a readings by course:

  • Enter your course code in the Library Search box e.g. ECON 1000 and select the option to search Course Readings.
  • You can then refine your search results by Course Code and Name.

If you still can't find what you're looking for please contact your lecturer/tutor or Ask Library.