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e-books for FE May 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the May issue of our e-books for FE newsletter.

ProQuest training webinars: LibCentral and Ebook Central

ProQuest will be running training webinars on LibCentral and Ebook Central in May – to register, please follow the relevant links to the live sessions (10 May for LibCentral and 12 May for Ebook Central) on this support page: https://proquest.libguides.com/JISCFE/training

This would be a good opportunity for new library staff to familiarise themselves with the ProQuest platforms, and you can also submit questions to ProQuest in advance of the sessions.

Webinar information:

Tuesday 10 May, 10-11 a.m.

Introduction to LibCentral

Join expert ProQuest Training and Consulting Partner for support with LibCentral during or at the start of the academic year. This session will run for 60 minutes. The trainer will do an in-depth introduction and tour of LibCentral, including how to purchase and upgrade books, how to manage access to books, recommended alerts, and basics of reports. The session is aimed at those who are new to using LibCentral.

Thursday 12 May, 10-11 a.m.

Introduction to Ebook Central

Join expert ProQuest Training and Consulting Partner for support with using Ebook Central .This session will run for 60 minutes. The trainer will do a comprehensive tour of Ebook Central including using the Online Reader, downloading, and best practice annotation tools, as well as covering some Frequently Asked Questions including answering your questions. If you are a someone who uses Ebook Central (student, academic, librarian – all are welcome) this session is for you.

eBooks for FE Twitter account

The @ebooksforFE Twitter account will be closing at the end of May, so please continue to follow @jisccollections and @jisc for subscription news and general updates. We feel there are sufficient channels for eBook news and feedback via the JiscMail list and the new Community of Practice.

Top 20 users in April 2022

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

Rank Organisation User sessions
1 New City College London 3604
2 Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College 2193
3 Varndean College 1695
4 The Trafford College Group 1628
5 South Thames College 1617
6 Hereford Sixth Form 1536
7 The Sixth Form College Farnborough 1525
8 West Nottinghamshire College 1364
9 West Herts College 1328
10 The WKCIC Group 1207
11 LTE Group 1076
12 East Kent College Group 1046
13 Hills Road Sixth Form College 1008
14 Birmingham Metropolitan College 1002
15 Coleg Cambria 994
16 Truro and Penwith College 958
17 Coventry College 952
18 Newcastle and Staffordshire College Group 935
19 South and City College Birmingham 922
20 Sir George Monoux College 919

 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 April 2022

Rank Title User sessions
1 CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 8436
2 CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education: Early Years Educator 5228
3 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1 3887
4 BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1 3366
5 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2: For the 2016 specifications 2704
6 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 specifications 2555
7 CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 2328
8 CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 2299
9 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications 2024
10 AQA A-Level Business 1975
11 AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2) 1745
12 BTEC Nationals Sport and Exercise Science Student Book 1357
13 BTEC National Construction Student Book: For the 2017 Specifications 1342
14 AQA A-Level Geography: For A-level and AS (4th edition) 1292
15 BTEC Level 3 Nationals Applied Science Student Book 2 1257
16 Psychology: the Science of Mind and Behaviour (8th edition) 1074
17 AQA A-level Psychology Book 1: For A-level Year 1 and AS 965
18 Anatomy and Physiology (5th edition) 925
19 OCR Psychology for A Level Book 1 909
20 Pearson Edexcel A Level Politics: UK Government and Politics, Political Ideas, US Government and Politics 873

Support queries

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

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