e-books for FE February newsletter

Welcome to the February issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. This month’s newsletter contains the winner of January’s £30 National Book Token, as well as the usual features and updates.

National Book Token Competition

January winner

We are excited to announce the winner of January’s festive themed £30 National Book Token. Congratulations to Chelmsford College, who tweeted us their brilliant ideas for changing attitudes towards e-books through encouraging use of e-books using smart phones.

Win a £30 National Book Token this February

This month we are introducing an element of competition to the monthly usage statistics. February’s £30 National Book Token will go to the organisation who achieves the number one spot in February’s usage statistics. So, all you need to do to be in with a chance of winning February’s book token is get reading! The prize will be based on usage from 1st – 29th February, and we will announce the winner will in our March newsletter.

Webinar clinic

Thank you to everyone who attended our first webinar clinic in January. It was great to hear your Q&A and suggestions for future webinars. To view the recording of the January clinic, please visit the webinar page of our support site.

The February webinar will take place on Wednesday 26th February at 14:00. From this month, we won’t need you to register for the webinars. Simply login to the session on the day using the Adobe Connect room link. For more information, please visit the e-books for FE webinar clinic page on the Jisc training site.

If you have any suggestions for topics that you would like us to cover in the webinars, we would love to hear from you at content.feandskills@jisc.ac.uk

LibCentral username and password

We have reset the credentials for the shared Jisc account which is used to access LibCentral reports. Should you wish to access the shared account to view your usage reports for e-books for FE, please contact content.feandskills@jisc.ac.uk and we will supply you with the new username and password.

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  content.feandskills@jisc.ac.uk

Rank Organisation User sessions
1 Varndean College 2300
2 Uxbridge College 2078
3 The Cheadle and Marple College Network 2045
4 Farnborough Sixth Form College 1850
5 Middlesbrough College 1788
6 New City College London 1477
7 South Thames Colleges Group 1457
8 Gower College Swansea 1446
9 Suffolk One 1365
10 South & City College Birmingham 1348
11 York College 1346
12 College of Richard Collyer 1235
13 Stockton Riverside College 1137
14 West Nottinghamshire College 1137
15 City of Sunderland College 1135
16 DN Colleges Group 1062
17 Walsall College 1052
18 Leyton Sixth Form College 1034
19 Grwp Llandrillo Menai 1000
20 Thomas Rotherham College 996

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: ebooksupport@proquest.com

Top 20 titles

Rank Title User sessions
1 CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education : Early Years Educator 7306
2 BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care: Student Book 1 6780
3 CACHE Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care EBook 5269
4 BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1 4114
5 BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social Care: Student Book 2 3412
6 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1 3313
7 BTEC Level 3 National Business Student Book 1 2569
8 CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 2507
9 BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1 1728
10 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications 1601
11 OCR Psychology for a Level Book 1 1543
12 BTEC Level 3 National Applied Science Student Book 1536
13 BTEC Level 3 National Business Student Book 2 1447
14 BTEC Level 3 Business Book 2 1434
15 AQA A-level Psychology Book 1 1363
16 OCR Sociology for A Level 1226
17 Btec Level 3 National in It 1113
18 BTEC Level 3 National Construction and the Built Environment Student Book 1037
19 Psychology : The Science of Mind and Behaviour 903
20 BTEC First Health and Social Care Student Book 896

Support queries

Email: content.feandskills@jisc.ac.uk
Website: https://support.ebooksforfe.jisc.ac.uk/

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