Here’s how multiple lecturers can collaborate on a single reading list at the University of Lincoln.
Warning – to avoid conflicts, we advise that multiple lecturers don’t work knowingly on the same list at the same time, but agree amongst themselves that one lecturer will edit the list and submit it for review before a second lecturer makes changes of their own. For basic operations, two users working concurrently might not trip over each other, but for more complex operations they most likely will.
N.B. while multiple lecturers can all work on a list in this way, only one person can be named as the list owner (and have their name and photo appear at the top of the list).
- The first lecturer logs in to the reading lists system and creates a new list. When they have finished working on the list, they submit it for review by the Library.
- A subject librarian will review the list, publish it, and associate it with a module in Blackboard. Note that none of the following stages are possible until the list has been published.
- Once the list has been published, the first lecturer then logs back in to the reading lists system and returns to the list in question. From the list of options at the top of the list, they click on “Invite List Publishers“.
- They then enter the email address(es) of the other lecturers whom they want to be able to edit the list, separating multiple email addresses with commas. They then hit “Send”.
- The other lecturers will receive an email inviting them to become list publishers for this list. They must each click on the link to accept the invitation, log into the reading lists system, then click on “Accept”.
- Now, each lecturer will see a link to “Edit” the list. They will be able to add new resources and make changes to the list, then submit it for review by the Library.
- To repeat the warning – to avoid conflicts, we advise that multiple lecturers don’t work knowingly on the same list at the same time – for basic operations, two users working concurrently might not trip over each other, but for more complex operations they most likely will.