read!t has some very handy functions, which you can use additionally. You can find them in the following subsections.
Communicating with the Library
Making a digitization request
You can send digitization requests for individual book chapters to the library.
To do this, you must first add the book to the respective read!t list via the catalog, as described in step 2 and step 3.
Then click on the item that you would like to have partially digitized so that you have a large view of it, Then click on the button Add tags to item [A.1.].
A drop-down menu will appear containing several different tags. Select Digitization request [B.1.] from the tags.
After a copyright check, library staff will scan the requested pages or chapters of the book/article and make the digitized copy available via link directly in read!t.
Adding an item to the textbook collection
If you want to add an item to the textbook collection, first click on the book and then on the Add tags to item field [C.1.].
A drop-down menu opens, from which you select the tag Textbook Collection [D.1.]
Now the tag textbook collection is visible beneath the details of the respective book and read!t automatically submits your request to the library.
Tagging items as mandatory or additional readings
While adding your items to your reading list, a pop-up window will ask you, if they are mandatory or additional. Through these tags, the library learns which books and articles you need for your students, and makes it available.
Once you have set the tags, you can also change them: To do so, click on the Add tags to item [E.1.] beneath the details of your book/article.
A drop-down menu opens from which you can select Mandatory or Additional [F.1.].
Please do not forget to delete your old tags which are no longer used. To do that, click the small cross [G.1.] next to the respective tag.
Publishing a list and sending it to the library
When your list is complete, please do not forget to publish it and send it to the library. To do this, click the PUBLISH button in read!t [H.1.]
Communicating with Your Students
Tags for mandatory or additional readings as tips for your students
The tags you use to mark items as mandatory or additional can communicate to your students which readings are mandatory and which are additional.
After your tags are set, you can also change them: To do so, click on the Add tags to item [I.1.] field beneath your item.
A drop-down menu opens from which you can select Mandatory or Additional [J.1.] as required.
Don't forget to delete your old tags that are no longer used. To do that, please click the small cross [K.1.] next to the respective tag.