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Course Resources @ AUT

A guide to Course Resources for students and lecturers.

Creating your profile

 There are two easy ways to get to Course Resources:

  1. Through the link http://resourcelists.aut.ac.nz/.

  2. Through your Blackboard course, under the Course Resources tab. 
    If the tab is hidden for students, show the link to ensure they can view your list.


If it is your first time using Course Resources, please create a profile. 

To do so:

  1. Log in. You may be asked for your AUT network username and password.
  2. Click Create a profile on the top menu bar. 
  3. Enter your name, email address, and description. Main discipline is optional. 
  4. Select My profile is public under Privacy, so students can search and find your lists.
  5. Hit Save to create your profile.

Setting up the bookmarklet

Having a bookmarklet means that you can add resources directly to your lists, as soon as you find something useful for your students.

The Talis Aspire extension will sit on the top right of your browser window.

We recommend this option as it has proven to be more reliable, especially with certain databases, websites and PDF documents.


To install, click on the link corresponding to your preferred browser:

The first time you click on the extension, it will ask you to choose your institution.

Please select Auckland University of Technology and Save.

You have successfully installed the Talis Aspire extension.

Having a bookmarklet means that you can add resources directly to your lists, as soon as you find something useful for your students.

The Add to My Bookmarks button will sit on your favourites bar.


First, open your preferred internet browser.
We recommend Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
You will also need to ensure that the favourites bar (or equivalent) is shown.


To install:

  1. Log in to Course Resources.
  2. Select My Bookmarks from the navigation bar at the top.
  3. Click the button labelled Install Bookmark Button.
  4. Click Next on the pop-up window, then drag and drop the button labelled Add to My Bookmarks to the bookmarks bar.
  5. Click Next, and Close.

You have successfully installed the Add to My Bookmarks button. 

The video below also shows these steps.