e-books for FE August 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the August 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. With the e-book usage statistics now completed for this academic year, we can report that usage increased 51% over 2019-2020, and the grand total of user sessions across all colleges for the year was 1,194,909.

We will be working with our internal marketing department, account managers and member colleges to build on this success and improve on usage again in the coming academic year.

Reminder: exclusive 15% discount on e-books titles until 30 September

Having worked closely with our sales partners at ProQuest, the Jisc FE and Skills team are pleased to announce that all colleges who subscribe to e-books for FE can take advantage of a 15% discount on e-books available from ProQuest on Ebook Central between 1 July and 30 September this year.

This time-limited offer includes all Hodder titles, all Taylor & Francis titles (including imprints Routledge and CRC Press), and selected titles from Oxford University Press and Bloomsbury.

If ordering on LibCentral, the discount will display on the full title page; if ordering on OASIS, the discounts will display at checkout. Discounts are applied automatically with each purchase: you don’t have to do anything manually.

If you’re not sure of your organisational log-in details for LibCentral, please contact ebooksupport@proquest.com

If you require guidance on the purchasing process itself on LibCentral or OASIS, please contact jacqueline.stringer@proquest.com

If you can include a note of your ProQuest site ID in those enquiries, it will help ProQuest to identify your account. If you don’t know your site ID, you can find out as follows:

  1. Log-in to ProQuest Ebook Central: https://ebooksforfe.jisc.ac.uk
  2. Look at the URL in your internet browser’s address bar
  3. Your site code can be found between ‘lib’ and ‘home’:

https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/ lib/*********/home

Top 20 users in July 2021

Well done to all organisations who reached a spot in the top 20.

Rank Organisation User sessions
1 Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College 1041
2 Varndean College 732
3 New City College London 617
4 Farnborough Sixth Form College 285
5 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group 254
6 HCUC – Harrow College & Uxbridge College 241
7 East Kent College 238
8 LTE Group 223
9 Shipley College 209
10 King Edward VI College, Stourbridge 192
11 Peter Symonds College 191
12 The College of Richard Collyer 185
13 Godalming College 143
14 Richard Huish College 140
15 Colchester Sixth Form College 138
16 Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College 136
17 Luton Sixth Form College 134
18 Derby College 127
19 Hereford Sixth Form College 121
20 York College 121

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 in July 2021

Rank Title User sessions
1 CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 762
2 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1 593
3 CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator : for the Work-Based Learner 561
4 CACHE Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 549
5 AQA A-Level Business 2 (Third Edition) 498
6 CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education : Early Years Educator 441
7 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications 329
8 OCR AS/A Level Law Book 1 287
9 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1 : For the 2016 specifications 270
10 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications 264
11 OCR Psychology for A Level Book 1 241
12 OCR A Level Law Book 2 240
13 CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning 235
14 BTEC Level 3 Nationals Applied Science Student Book 2 234
15 BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1 223
16 AQA A-Level Geography : For A-level and AS (Fourth Edition) 193
17 AQA A Level Business 192
18 AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2) 170
19 Pearson Edexcel A level Politics : UK Government and Politics, Political Ideas, US Government and Politics 123
20 Political Ideas for A Level : Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Feminism, Anarchism 114

Support queries

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