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How-to guide for Leganto, a reading list management application

What is Leganto?

Leganto is an online application that supports the creation and management of course reading lists. Instructors can build, maintain, and share resource lists while logged into their Moodle courses; library staff can provide resources efficiently; and students can access all course materials in one place and from any device.

Through the use of Leganto, instructors can:

  • Create lists of relevant, up-to-date materials gathered from a range of sources including the Library collection, web sites (, etc..) and multimedia resources (, etc..)
  • Easily manage and update course resources based on your course needs
  • Look at statistical usage of materials by students

and students can: 

  • Easily access lists for all of their courses in one place
  • Engage with the resources, comment on readings, make recommendations for your class and the library
  • Build a personal collection of resources to use at other times

This guide is designed to help you use Leganto to create reading lists. Use the navigation on the side-menu to find tutorials and information on different aspects of Leganto.