Resource Lists using Talis Aspire

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Q. What is a Resource List and what does it look like?

Resource Lists using Talis Aspire allows lecturers to connect with their students by creating dynamic reading lists that contain notes for students and item information for library staff.

Here is a a short 1.21minute film created by Talis Aspire to explain some of the benefits and features.

The University of Edinburgh Resource Lists homepage:

ResourceLists Screenshot


Here is an example of a list currently being used by the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies:


If you would like to create a Resource List for your class all it takes is a few simple steps to get started:

  1. Contact the IS Helpline to request access (
  2. Accept the email invitation to register as a List Creator.
  3. Install the bookmarklet tool to your browser. This is a quick and simple process and you only need to do it once.

More information on getting started and how to make the most of Resource Lists can be found on the Resource Lists using Talis Aspire webpage and the ResourceLists@Edinburgh Blog.


Stephanie Farley

Library Learning Services Assistant