How do I add a book using the Add Resource button to my Aspire reading list?

  • Sign in to Aspire (How do I do that?)

  • In your reading list, push your mouse down the list to see the line menus between each list item 

  • Click Add Resource at the location you wish to add your book

Add Resource 

  • offers you a search of book titles
  • suggests items you have added previously to Aspire reading lists
  • offers you the option to add items manually

To add a book to your reading list from the book title search

  • Add the title, author etc. and search

From the search results displayed

  • Click the title you want to add to see
    • the different editions available
    • whether the Library holds a copy or not
  • Click the blue plus button to add the edition you want to your Aspire reading list select the edition you want

  • Refresh the reading list page to see the book you've added
  • Add the importance Essential / Further reading (How and why do I do that?)
  • Republish your list by clicking the black Publish button to the right above your reading list
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