Answered By: DLS Admin
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2019     Views: 76

If you are interested in managing your own reading list you will need to learn how to use the University's online reading list software, Talis Aspire.  Regular 'Manage your own online reading list' training sessions take place and can be booked via Eventbrite.  

If you can't make one of the training sessions you can contact Nicola Ward ( and Rachel Fell ( for an individual training session.

Alternatively, you may wish to the train yourself following steps on our reading list guide for staff.  To get started you will need to contact your Subject Librarian who will create a Talis Aspire account for you. Once this has been set up you will receive an email invitation from If you have not received your email within 24 hours, please check your junk folder for an email from Talis Aspire.  Click on the link within the email to accept the invitation and create a profile (Public).  Then follow the video tutorials or accompanying written guidance from steps 1-5.