The bookmarking tool saves time by automatically completing the metadata fields (title, author etc.) in the new items form in Talis Aspire.
If an item isn't available to bookmark on the web (e.g. obscure, out of print publications or websites that just don't allow it) then it's possible to create an item manually. Wherever possible use the bookmarking tool, which not only fills in item metadata automatically, it also increases the chances of students being able to locate the item and enables other system functionality including library holdings and acquisitions functionality.
To add items manually, follow these steps:
The item will be available to add to your reading list in the usual way (see steps 5 and 6 in the 'Using the bookmarking tool' section above).