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e-books for FE Newsletter

e-books for FE January 2022 newsletter

Happy new year! And welcome to the January 2022 e-books for FE newsletter. e-books procurement 2022 We are now starting the annual e-books procurement process, and taking a different approach from previous years. Rather than asking library staff to provide us with spreadsheets of wanted titles, we would like your feedback on what you consider […]

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Vocational Learning Resources

Vocational Learning Resources redesign project

The FE and Skills Content Team are looking at how we might redesign or develop our Vocational Learning Resources to add further value for our FE members. We are currently looking to interview teaching practitioners in FE organisations to develop a better understanding of the problems and challenges teaching staff face when using digital learning […]

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e-books for FE December 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the December 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. We’ve made it to the end of another challenging year! E-book usage remained high in November, with a total of 159,481 user sessions across the subscribing colleges – the second-highest ever recorded (the highest remains last November, with 164,646). Thank you for all […]

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Vocational Learning Resources November Newsletter

  Welcome to the November 2021 Vocational Learning Resources newsletter. This month we’re looking at the project we’re running to evolve our Vocational Learning Resources and how you can get involved, our new top 10 resources list, and our top users for October. Evolving the VLRs project The FE and Skills Content team are currently […]

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e-books for FE Newsletter

e-books for FE November 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the November 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. The nights are fair drawing in and Christmas is just around the corner! Jisc statement on e-book access The issue of e-text pricing and licencing has been in the news ever since the #ebookSOS campaign was launched a year ago, and Jisc has […]

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Vocational Learning Resources

VLR Top Users for September

Welcome to our VLR top users for September! As we mentioned in our previous newsletter, we are going to start sharing and celebrating our top users for the VLRs for Construction Training, Digital and IT Training, Education and Childcare Training and Health and Social Care Training. We have two sets of data for log ins: […]

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e-books for FE Newsletter

e-books for FE October 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the October 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. Usage of Jisc e-books continues to rise, now that the new term has begun: there was an increase of 19% compared to September 2020. We hope that our new promotional materials are helping library services to spread the word among students and teaching […]

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Vocational Learning Resources September 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the September 2021 issue of the Vocational Learning Resources newsletter. This month, we’re focusing on the key findings from Jisc’s 2021 digital experience insights survey for FE learners and what worked and didn’t work for students whilst they were learning remotely. We also have a reminder about subscriptions and VLR top users. Digital […]

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e-books for FE Newsletter

e-books for FE September 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the September 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. A new term begins, and there are many items of news this month – read on! Exclusive 15% discount on e-books titles until 30 September A reminder that all colleges who subscribe to e-books for FE can take advantage of a 15% discount […]

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A guide to promoting e-books – Ashford College

By Katie Butler (Digital Engagement Tutor, Ashford College) Jisc’s e-books for further education are a collection of curriculum-mapped titles covering various subject areas and qualifications. This collection gives unlimited and inclusive access to colleges, saving us time and money. However, not having a physical book to provide means we need to give our learners a […]