Welcome to the May 2023 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter.
e-book support site
Due to web-platform policy changes at Jisc, the current e-books for FE support site is due to be decommissioned on 1 July 2023. Alternative platforms are being considered, and we will let you know when there is further information. In the meantime, you may want to bookmark some of the important content which is available elsewhere online, e.g. the how-to videos for getting your Jisc e-book usage stats from LibCentral:
- Generating your usage report – https://youtu.be/Pz6W1tiRXbo
- Manipulating the data using Excel – https://youtu.be/XGGP29AA640
ProQuest training sessions
A reminder that ProQuest are running a series of training sessions in May and June: details are below, with links to the relevant registration pages. All sessions are free, each one lasts for 45 minutes. Further details of the topics covered are included on the registration pages.
Tuesday 16 May, 10 a.m. – Ebook Central purchasing: keeping track of turnaways and upgrading titles.
Wednesday 7 June, 9 a.m. – introduction to Demand Driven Acquisition.
Wednesday 14 June, 10 a.m. – Accessibility on Ebook Central.
Top 20 users in April 2023
Well done to all organisations who reached a spot in the top 20.
|1||Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College||2684|
|2||The Sixth Form College Farnborough||2584|
|3||New City College London||2154|
|4||South Thames College||1877|
|5||The Trafford College Group||1774|
|6||West Herts College||1580|
|7||Hills Road Sixth Form College||1560|
|9||West Nottinghamshire College||1437|
|10||Hereford Sixth Form||1238|
|13||The WKCIC Group||1030|
|14||Peter Symonds College||965|
|15||Birmingham Metropolitan College||862|
|16||Long Road Sixth Form College||822|
|17||Solihull College and University Centre||817|
|19||Luton Sixth Form College||784|
|20||The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham||774|
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 April 2023
|1||CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||8032|
|2||CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education (Early Years Educator)||3521|
|3||AQA A-Level Geography (5th edition)||2804|
|4||BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1||2544|
|5||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1||2538|
|6||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 Specifications||2326|
|7||CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care||2232|
|8||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2: For the 2016 specifications||2096|
|9||CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner||2022|
|10||OCR A Level Law (2nd edition)||1952|
|11||Pearson Edexcel A Level UK Government and Politics (6th edition)||1780|
|12||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications||1563|
|13||AQA A-Level Business||1463|
|14||BTEC National Computing Student Book||1366|
|15||BTEC National Construction Student Book: For the 2017 Specifications||1292|
|16||BTEC Nationals Sport and Exercise Science Student Book||1061|
|17||AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2)||945|
|18||NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning||942|
|19||OCR Psychology for A Level Book 1||904|
|20||BTEC Level 3 Nationals Applied Science Student Book 2||879|