Welcome to the August issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. It’s been another record-breaking academic year for e-book usage, with a total of 1,235,196 user sessions: an increase of 3.4% over 2020-2021. We aim to do even better in 2022-2023, so please let us know what we can do to improve your college’s usage or promotion, or contact your Account Manager to arrange a discussion or training session with the FE & Skills team.
New e-book licence for 2022-2025
A reminder that the new e-book licence for 2022-2025 is now available on the Licence Subscription Manager (LSM) at the following link:
The licence must be signed by 1st September this year if you wish to continue your free access to Jisc e-books on Ebook Central.
If you have any questions about the process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or consult with your Account Manager.
15% discount offer on selected ProQuest titles
For the whole of August and September there is a 15% discount on selected e-books (over 35,000 titles) purchased via ProQuest’s LibCentral platform from the following publishers:
- Jessica Kingsley
The discount will be applied automatically on the relevant titles when you purchase them: there’s nothing extra you need to do to claim it or activate it.
If you have any queries about the discount, or purchasing e-books on LibCentral, or about your institutional LibCentral log-in details, please contact Jackie Stringer at ProQuest – email@example.com
Top 20 users in July 2022
Well done to all organisations who reached a spot in the top 20.
|1||Hills Road Sixth Form College||516|
|2||Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College||489|
|3||New City College London||433|
|4||The Sixth Form College Farnborough||394|
|5||Barton Peveril Sixth Form College||382|
|6||East Kent College Group||371|
|7||Hereford Sixth Form||357|
|8||West Herts College||332|
|9||The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham||235|
|10||HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)||205|
|16||Tees Valley Collaborative Trust||174|
|17||Summit Learning Trust||168|
|18||The WKCIC Group||168|
|19||The Sixth Form College Colchester||156|
|20||City College Norwich||154|
Mergers / closing accounts: If your organisation has recently merged with another, ProQuest may not have the most current merger information and your merger may not be reflected in the usage data. You may also need to close an e-book account after a merger. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and Cc Jacqueline.Stringer@Clarivate.com with the relevant details.
Top 20 titles in July 2022
|1||CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||696|
|2||CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner||639|
|3||AQA A-Level Business||484|
|4||AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2)||417|
|5||CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator for the Work-Based Learner||398|
|6||CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning||384|
|7||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1||379|
|8||CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education: Early Years Educator||356|
|9||BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1||343|
|10||AQA a Level Physics (Year 1 and Year 2)||322|
|11||AQA A-Level Geography: For A-level and AS (fourth edition)||299|
|12||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications||298|
|13||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 Specifications||248|
|14||AQA A-Level PE (Year 1 and Year 2)||242|
|15||CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||200|
|16||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications||199|
|17||BTEC Level 3 Nationals Applied Science Student Book 2||168|
|18||Pearson Edexcel a Level Business : Business||166|
|19||AQA AS/A-Level Practical Physics||149|
|20||BTEC National Construction Student Book: For the 2017 Specifications||142|