Moodle 3: Activities & Resources: External Tools: LSU Library Reading List

The LSU Libraries Reading List Tool allows instructors to create reading lists in Moodle.


To Add the External Link to the LSU Library Reading List:

1. Log in to Moodle. Click the green Edit button. 

moodle edit button

2. Click the Add an Activity or Resource button on the topic you want to add the External tool into. 

add an activity or resource button

PLEASE NOTE: There are two different ways to complete the next step depending on which view you are in. If you see two separate drop-down boxes, click Add an activity and select External Tool. For more information about this option, view Activity Chooser Option.

3. Select the External tool option from the list of activities and resources available. Click Add at the bottom. 

External tool

4. Give the activity a name, then use the drop down box next to Preconfigured tool to select LSU Library Reading List

choosing which type of external tool to add to moodle

5. Click Save and Return to Course at the bottom.

save and return to course button


To Use the LSU Library Reading List External Tool:

1. Log in to Moodle.

2. Open up your desired course, and select the LSU Library Reading List activity. 

LSU Library Reading List activity in moodle

3. Clicking this link will redirect you to the LSU Libraries search page. Here you can use the search bar to look through the entire LSU Library database. 

LSU Library Reading List example with search box

Referenced from: LSU Libraries

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