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Your Playlists

O'REILLY FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES subscription does not include personalization features. While users can view Expert Playlists, they cannot create new playlists.

O'REILLY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION users can create playlists by:

  • Clicking the Playlist icon next to the item you are interested in.

Users can also:

  • Name their playlists and continue to curate content in playlists at any time.
  • Keep a playlist Private, share it with their Institution or make their playlist Public.

Edit a playlist

This is how you edit your Playlists:

  • You can change the order of the items in your playlists by using drag & drop.
  • You can delete an item in the playlist by clicking the trash bin icon.
  • You can click the cogwheel button to edit (change name and description of the Playlist), duplicate or delete,
  • You can click Share button to choose between the three sharing options, read more about this below.

Sharing and following playlists

Click the Share button to choose between the three sharing options for your Playlist:

  • Private means the Playlist is only available for you, not for anyone else.
  • The next option means you can make your Playlist available for your colleagues at your institution, by sending a link to your playlist. Your colleagues can also find your playlist under the Discover tab and also when searching the O´Reilly database.
  • Public means any O´Reilly user, also outside of your institution, can find your playlist when searching the O´Reilly database and follow it.

Users receiving or finding your playlist will able to follow it by clicking the Follow button  which means they will be able to see any changes you make to your Playlist. You are not able to see who is following your playlist, only the number of followers it has.

Institution Playlists

Under the Discover tab on the Playlist page you will find Playlists put together by colleagues at your organization.

Click a Playlist to open it, then click the Follow button This means you will see any changes made by the person who put together the Playlist. You will find the Playlists you are following under the Your Playlists tab.