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Oxford Reading Lists Online (ORLO): Getting started

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for academics, administrators and staff at the University of Oxford seeking support in using ORLO (Oxford Reading Lists Online).

Use this guide to find out about how to create and manage reading lists, upload digitizations and embed reading lists in Canvas.

Guidance for students on how to nativigate ORLO lists can be found here:


Welcome to ORLO

Oxford Reading Lists Online (ORLO): the reading list tool in Canvas to access electronic resources and scanned extracts, supporting inclusive teaching provision.

Where is ORLO?

Trying to find ORLO? Please click the link below:

For help with ORLO, including getting permission to edit and publish lists, please contact your subject librarian. You can also email to get permissions and help setting up your reading list in ORLO.