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Bookmarks

Bookmarks are the links you create to the books, articles and other resources you add to your reading list.

Bookmarks include bibliographical details (metadata such as Author, ISBN) which populate automatically and can also be manually edited and added to. 

The more relevant information included in a bookmark, the easier it will be for your students to cite the resources, and for the Library to support your list.

How to add online resources as bookmarks: eBooks, eBook chapters, journal articles and videos.
View the video below to learn how.

General tips

  • Include all the bibliographical details students would need to create a basic citation

  • You must include Resource Type and Title in every bookmark

  • When using the bookmark tool, ensure that all imported data is correct, particularly the Resource Type

  • If online, check that the Web address includes a link and that the 'Online Resource' box is ticked

  • Use Dual Fields to list all Author/Editor names. Use the Single Field for corporate authors

  • Use Student Notes to guide students in their reading and provide any additional information

  • If a resource needs to be purchased by the library, find the item on Trove and create the bookmark from there

Library Resources

eBooks: Access the eBook via Library Search and create the bookmark from the eBook itself. Check that the eBook permalink is included in the Web address field manually and that the 'Online Resource' box is ticked.

Suggested fields:

  • Title
  • Author/Editor(s)
  • Date of publication
  • Edition (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISBN (10 or 13)
  • Web address (if eBook)

eBook chapters: You can link to multiple chapters in an eBook from our most popular platforms: Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Proquest Ebook Central, Ebscohost eBook Collection and SpringerLink. Navigate to the required chapter within the eBook and create a bookmark from the first page of that chapter. 

For chapters from other eBook platforms, please create a bookmark to the eBook, and then use the Student notes to direct your students to the appropriate chapter. This is due to licensing restrictions by the publisher platforms.

Online articles: Access the article via Library Search and create bookmark from database, not from the pdf. Check that 'Online resource' is ticked.

Print articles: Create a bookmark from the Library Search item record of the journal and add details or create a bookmark manually. You can then request digitisation of the article.

Suggested fields:

  • Title of article
  • Author/s
  • Date
  • Volume
  • Issue
  • Page numbers
  • DOI (if available)
  • Web address (if online)

To assist with providing accurate copyright and referencing information, please include a 'Part of' layer 

Image showing Add field with "Part of" selected

  • Title of journal
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISSN or eISSN

Streamed video: Access the video via Library Search and create the bookmark from the video itself.

Physical AV items: Create bookmark from the Library Search item record.

Suggested fields:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Date
  • Episode (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • Web address (if streamed video)

When you bookmark resources such as online videos (such as YouTube), websites or reports, you may need to manually add or edit the required fields. Remember to use Student Notes to add additional information, not the title field.

Suggested fields:

  • Title
  • Author/Creator
  • Date
  • Publisher (name of organisation or website)
  • Web address

Chapters (or selections) from print books require an additional 'chapter layer' in the bookmark. This helps to provide the necessary information for both copyright and referencing.

Create bookmark from the Library Search item record.

You can request digitisation of one chapter or up to 10% of the pages from any one print publication.

In addition to the book bibliographical fields, add 'Has part' field to create a chapter layer undefined

Include the following fields:

  • Resource type: Chapter
  • Title for a full chapter: Chapter title
  • Title for a selection of pages: Title of book [Selected pages] 
  • Author/s (if part of an edited book)
  • Page numbers of chapter/selection. If there are multiple page ranges, add all ranges to a single field as shown below:

Image of chapter layer with selected page numbers all in the from box

Print books: Create the bookmark from the Library Search item record.

Suggested fields:

  • Title
  • Author/Editor(s)
  • Date of publication
  • Edition (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • Place of publication
  • ISBN (10 or 13)
  • Web address (if eBook)