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Leganto: New Reading List Management System at TU Berlin

Leganto supports teachers in quickly compiling structured literature and information resources in ISIS.

Why Leganto?

• Implementation of a unified referencing system for the entire University

• Optimal findability of literature and information resources

• Efficient use of literature and information resources

• Cross-media integration of books, papers, online articles, websites, and videos

• Intuitive one-stop store for course literature

• Simplifies reconciliation with library holdings and provides copyright security

What are the benefits for teachers?

• Uncomplicated addition of literature from different sources

• Purchase requests and scan orders can be sent to the library directly from Leganto

• Supports the collaborative creation of literature lists

• Allows the transfer of lists to the following semester

What are the benefits for students?

• Makes literature lists more manageable

• Offers direct, secure access to literature

• Works on all mobile devices

When is Leganto available?

Following a pilot phase for selected courses in summer semester 2021, Leganto will be available for all teaching staff at TU Berlin in winter semester 2021/2022. Course reserves will then be displayed on the Leganto user interface as well.

The University Library offers support for selected courses to help optimize Leganto for teaching purposes. If you would like support in the coming winter semester or if you have any other questions, please get in touch. We are here to help you.


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Help & Instructions

ISIS Course: Leganto Literature Lists

The ISIS course "Leganto Literature Lists" provides you with instructions to help you get started with Leganto. If you enrol in the course, you will receive announcements and information about relevant changes and new features from us. (At the moment in German language only.)


Are you interested in Leganto and want to learn more? We offer regular introductory courses as well as courses on request, individually or as a group.
Please contact us with your preferred date at leganto(at)


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