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New Students: Reading Lists

What is "My Reading List"?

A reading list is a selection of books, articles or other resources recommended to you by your lecturer for each module that you study at University.  You can browse the reading lists for all the modules taught at Aston using our My Module Reading List website.

What books should I buy for the start of term?

Library staff are often asked this question. We recommend that you don't buy textbooks before University starts.  We suggest that you go to your first lectures and find out what lecturer has to say about the reading for the module.  Whilst it can be helpful to own a copy of the core reading, you do not have to purchase everything recommended by your lecturers.  This is where the Library comes in!  We have copies of almost all the the titles on your reading lists for you to borrow or read online.

How do I use my Reading List?

Find out how to use the reading lists via your Discover Your Library Induction but you can also watch a sneak preview below:

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