Accessing Unit Readings


eReserve is the reading list management software which provides unit readings in VU Collaborate. This guide explains how to access readings.

Here are the steps to access readings through the 'peppered' resource link:

  1. Navigate to Learning Space 
  2. Proceed through the unit content
  3. View an online reading OR download a reading

Here are the steps to access readings through the Readings module:

  1. Navigate to Learning Space 
  2. Select Readings
  3. View Readings
  4. Download Readings

Here are the steps to access readings through the 'peppered' resource link

Step One: Navigate to Learning Space


1. From your VU Collaborate home page, navigate to a unit space located in My Spaces

Navigate to ePortfolio

2. Select Learning Space from the Navbar. 

learning space

Step 2: Proceed through the unit content


Work through the unit content until a reading is located [refer image below].

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Step 3: View an online reading OR download a reading

1. Look for these symbols to the left of the screen and either link through to the reading to be accessed online, OR download the reading to your device. 

  • View symbol Select to view the reading. 
  •  Download symbolSelect to download the reading.

The different options relate to copyright and database subscriptions managed by VU library.

Here are the steps to access readings through the Readings module

Step One: Navigate to Learning Space


1. From your VU Collaborate home page, navigate to a unit space located in My Spaces.

Navigate to ePortfolio

2. Select Learning Space from the Navbar.

learning space

Step Two: Select Readings


1. Click the Readings module.

Readings module

2.  To access your readings, click the eReserve link.

Readings link

Step Three: View Readings 


1. After clicking the eReserve link, click view.

 view

 

2. Click view in the pop-out window.

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3. Now you can start reading.

start reading

Step Four: Download Readings


1. If the readings can be downloaded, there is a download button. Click it to download the reading.

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2. Click view in the pop-out window.

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3. Now you can save the reading to your computer.