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Leganto

Add and Edit Items

Leganto allows you to add content in a range of formats to your reading lists. This includes books and articles from the library's collections, websites, videos, podcasts, files from your own collections and more!


There are three main ways to add citations to your reading lists:

  • Adding resources through library search
  • Adding resources using the Cite It! Browser add-on
  • Manually adding or uploading your own resources

Add Resources in Leganto

To add items in Leganto, click on the Add Items button in the reading list. This will open a menu to select a method for adding content (expand the boxes below for more info...)

add items

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From the menu of content-adding methods, select Library Search.



The library search box defaults to search all library resources (Everything). Use the dropdown menu to limit searches to articles, books, streaming videos etc.

Enter your keywords in the search box and search.

Library Search Box

By clicking the Advanced Search link, you can use the Library's advanced search box to find library resources. Simply enter your search terms and click the Search button.


Advanced Search Box

By clicking the Advanced Search link, you can use the Library's advanced search box to find library resources. Simply enter your search terms and click the Search button.


Browse the results list until you find a suitable resource. To add the resource to your reading list you can simply drag and drop the item into the required section.


Drag and Drop Items

Alternatively, click on the item and select which section you wish to add it to using the dropdown menu


Add items to section

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From the menu of content-adding methods, select Blank Form.



Use the form to add the item details manually.

If you have a file to upload (pdf, video, audio etc) you can use the upload link at the top of the form to do so.

Select which section you wish to add the item to and click Add.


Manual Upload Form

Cite It Tool

Cite It! is a browser plugin that allows you to add a range of external online resources (websites, videos and more!) to your reading list as you browse.

We recommend adding the Cite It! plugin if you are considering adding external resources. Follow the instructions below...


To add the Cite It! tool...

1. Open your user account menu by clicking on the circle with your initials in the top-right corner.

2. Select Cite It! from the dropdown menu.


cite it menu

3. From the pop-up box, click on the Cite It! button and drag it to your browser toolbar.

cite it menu

NOTE: For the Cite It! bookmarklet to work, you need to ensure pop-ups are enabled on your browser.

When you find a website, video or other online resource you would like to add to your reading list, click the Cite It! bookmarklet in your browser bookmarks.

Edit the necessary item details in the pop up box.

NOTE: You need to be logged in to Leganto in another tab for Cite It! bookmarklet to work.


add a website with Cite It!

Make sure to select which reading list and section you wish to add it to and then click the Add and Close button.

add a website with cite it