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Reading Lists: a guide to creating and maintaining your reading list: Cite it!

A guide for University of Plymouth staff

Install the Cite it tool

Please note- The 'Add to my bookmarks' button will no longer work as this was linked to Talis Aspire.

Leganto works in exactly the same way but you will need to replace your old button with the new 'Cite it' tool:

Please use Google Chrome as your browser. This tool does not work with Microsoft Edge.


The Cite It! bookmarklet enables you to collect resources such as websites, videos, journal articles, etc. and import the links into your Leganto 'My Collection' section. Follow the 3 steps below to install the bookmarklet.

Step 1 - To install the bookmarklet, click on your name on the top right of the screen and select Cite It!

Cite It bookmarklet

Step 2 - In the new window, drag and drop the blue CITE IT! button in to your favourites bar;

Leganto reading list installing cite it button

Step 3 - While logged in to Leganto in another window, find a relevant item on your chosen website and click on the Cite it! button in your browser toolbar;

Leganto reading list cite it button

Step 4 - An Add this to my collection popup appears containing the details of the item;

Step 5 - Select the appropriate Type for your item from the drop-down menu, check the details are correct, then click the ADD & CLOSE button;


N.B. If you are not logged in to Leganto when you click the Cite It! bookmarklet, a new tab will open to prompt you to log in to Leganto. Once logged in you will have to go back to your original tab and click the Cite It! bookmarklet again.