Welcome to the December issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. This month’s newsletter contains the winner of November’s National Book Token, as well as important updates and announcements.
We are excited to announce the winner of November’s £30 National Book Token. Congratulations to Ashford College, who tweeted us their brilliant tips for promoting e-books. Ashford LRC create QR codes and attach hyperlinks to specific e-book titles, which is a brilliant way to easily direct learners to e-books.
Win a £30 National Book Token this December
To celebrate Christmas, we would love to know how you promote books and e-books. Do you engage learners with a festive display, or put together a literary advent calendar? We would love to see how you try to engage learners over the holidays.
To win December’s £30 National Book Token, all you need to do is Tweet us with your best festive promotional ideas. You have until 19th December to enter, and we will select one winner at random. We will announce the winner will in our January newsletter in the new year.
New Pearson titles now available
The final two Pearson titles from this year’s procurement are now available. Their MARC records should also now be available for you to download. We apologise again for the delay in the availability of these titles, and thank you for your patience.
|Doc ID||Title||Print ISBN||eISBN||Authors||Published|
|5965576||Revise AQA AS level Psychology Revision Guide and Workbook||9781292139272||9781292325828||Middleton Sarah, Susan Harty, Anna Cave||19/08/2016|
|5977237||Revise AQA A Level Psychology Revision Guide and Workbook||9781292111216||9781292325811||Middleton Sarah, Susan Harty, Anna Cave, Sally White||28/02/2017|
Updated Doc ID for new BTEC title
ProQuest have updated the Doc ID for the new BTEC National Travel and Tourism. Please ensure that you have the correct MARC record, as the new Doc ID will not be reflected in the old MARC record.
|Doc ID||Title||Print ISBN||eISBN||Authors||Published|
|5977547||BTEC National Travel and Tourism Student Book||9781292325866||9781292325866||Gillian Dale||09/08/2019|
New webinar series from January 2020
From January we will be hosting a new series of monthly webinars, which will take the form of a monthly clinic. The first half of each webinar will focus on a short tutorial based on recent common queries. The second half will be a live clinic in which you can ask questions to a member of the e-books team. The registration page will soon be available for you to book your place. Keep an eye on the announcement on the mailing list over the coming days.
Leaving the organisation: Don’t forget to set up a new Jisc account owner
As we approach the end of the first term, we know some of you may be moving onto new roles in new organisations. If you are leaving your organisation, we are sorry to see you go and we wish you success in your new role. It’s important that we have the most current account holder information. Otherwise, learners might lose access to Jisc’s FE and skills content when subscriptions need to be renewed. Before you leave your post, please log in to your Licence subscriptions manager account and go to the ‘My Account’ tab. From here you can update your account owner details. You can also contact the helpdesk at email@example.com. It’s always helpful to email your account manager and let them know who will be taking over as their contact. Email your account manager and let them know that you will be leaving the organisation, and who will be taking over your role. You can find your account manager here.
Top 20 users
Well done to all organisations who reached a spot in the top 20. If you have tips to share on how you promote e-books for FE to teaching practitioners and learners, we would love to feature you and showcase your work. Get in touch if you would like to be featured at firstname.lastname@example.org
|2||South Eastern Regional College||2315|
|3||South & City College Birmingham||1914|
|4||The Cheadle and Marple College Network||1685|
|5||West Nottinghamshire College||1529|
|6||North West Regional College||1475|
|7||Blackpool Sixth Form College||1357|
|9||Neath Port Talbot College||1327|
|10||Stockton Riverside College||1265|
|11||Leyton Sixth Form College||1236|
|12||Farnborough Sixth Form College||1232|
|13||Grwp Llandrillo Menai||1226|
|14||Capital City College Group – WKCIC Group||1209|
|15||South Thames College||1205|
|16||West Kent and Ashford College||1183|
Mergers: 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. Please check with ProQuest and request that they update your account to reflect the merger. Their e-book support contact address is: email@example.com
Top 20 titles
|1||BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care: Student Book 1||7339|
|2||Cache Level 3 Child Care and Education : Early Years Educator||5430|
|3||BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1||3751|
|4||CACHE Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care EBook||3396|
|5||BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care: Student Book 2||2962|
|6||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1||2744|
|7||BTEC Level 3 National Business Student Book 1||2691|
|8||BTEC Level 3 Business Book 2||1789|
|9||CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner||1755|
|10||Ocr Psychology for a Level Book 1||1657|
|11||Psychology : The Science of Mind and Behaviour||1586|
|12||BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1||1535|
|13||BTEC Level 3 National Applied Science Student Book||1412|
|14||Btec Level 3 National in It||1349|
|15||AQA A-level Psychology Book 1||1327|
|16||BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1||1313|
|17||BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications||1268|
|18||BTEC Level 3 National Business Student Book 2||1205|
|19||BTEC Level 3 National Construction and the Built Environment Student Book||1062|
|20||OCR Sociology for A Level||1008|
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