4.2 Working with Lists

Creating Lists

Best practice is to log in to your account and create a list.

  1. Select the My Lists tab at the top of the My Account area.
  2. In the My Account area, click on My Lists.
  3. In the Create New List section, enter a name for your list into the text box. You may also enter an optional description.
  4. Decide if you would like to share the contents of the list with other users, and click the Submit button.

You can also create a new list from the basket.

  1. Add your desired titles to the basket.
  2. Select Add Basket to Saved List from the basket action menu and click Go. If you are not logged into your account you will be promoted to.
  3. In the Create New List section, enter a name for your list into the text box. You may also enter an optional description.
  4. Decide if you would like to share the contents of the list with other users.
  5. By default Move contents of basket to this list? is set to Yes. The contents of the basket displays below.
  6. Click Submit.

Sharing Lists

By default, all lists are private, and you must explicitly instruct the system to allow others to view the contents of a list by clicking Share beside the list name.

You can give the address (URL) of your list to anyone you want to share it with or add it to your library’s website.

  1. In the My Lists section there is an HTML View link for every shared list.
  2. Click on that link and bookmark the resulting web page in your browser or copy and paste the address (URL) to share your list as required.

You can un-share a list by clicking Hide.

Downloading Lists

You can export your list to a comma delimited file by selecting Download CSV and following your computer’s prompts to save the file on your computer.

Deleting Lists

If you no longer need a list you can delete it by clicking Delete List.

Adding Items to a List

  1. Titles are added to a list by first adding them to the basket. Refer to Working with the Basket for details.
  2. From the basket actions menu select View Basket and click Go or go to My Lists.
  3. Check the boxes for the titles in the basket that you wish to add to your list.
  4. From the actions menu select the list you would like to add the titles to and click Go.
  5. The titles are added to your list and removed from the basket.

Managing Items in a List

You can place holds, email yourself the title details, and remove titles from your list using the Actions for these items menu.

You can annotate your lists by using the Notes feature.

  1. Click on one of your lists to open it and display the contents.
  2. A Notes column will appear, with an Edit hyperlink beside it.
  3. Click Edit, enter your note and click Save Notes.
  4. Your note will display in your view of your list. If the list is shared, the note will also display in title record on the webpage used to access your shared list.

Removing Items From a List

  1. Click on the name of the list you would like to remove the item from. The items in the list will appear.
  2. Select the item you would like to remove from the list, click on Actions for these items -> Remove from list and click Go.