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Reading Lists Online

Best practice for academic staff

We'll be adding examples of best practice here soon - including links to University of Bolton reading lists. 

Below you'll find research and literature on the subject of academic reading lists.

Are you an academic at the University of Bolton with an interest or innovative approach to the pedagogies around student reading? Get in touch via and we would be happy to showcase your approach on this guide! 

Scholarly literature on reading lists

The following articles explore different aspects of educational practice regarding reading lists. 

Siddall, G. 2016, "University academics’ perceptions of reading list labels", New Library World, vol. 117, no. 7/8, pp. 440-448. Read Online

Stokes, P. & Martin, L. 2008, "Reading lists: a study of tutor and student perceptions, expectations and realities", Studies in Higher Education, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 113-125. Read Online