e-books for FE August 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the August issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. It’s been another record-breaking academic year for e-book usage, with a total of 1,235,196 user sessions: an increase of 3.4% over 2020-2021. We aim to do even better in 2022-2023, so please let us know what we can do to improve your college’s usage or promotion, or contact your Account Manager to arrange a discussion or training session with the FE & Skills team.

New e-book licence for 2022-2025

A reminder that the new e-book licence for 2022-2025 is now available on the Licence Subscription Manager (LSM) at the following link:


The licence must be signed by 1st September this year if you wish to continue your free access to Jisc e-books on Ebook Central.

If you have any questions about the process, please email content.feandskills@jisc.ac.uk or consult with your Account Manager.

15% discount offer on selected ProQuest titles

For the whole of August and September there is a 15% discount on selected e-books (over 35,000 titles) purchased via ProQuest’s LibCentral platform from the following publishers:

  • Hodder
  • Jessica Kingsley
  • Bloomsbury
  • Sage

The discount will be applied automatically on the relevant titles when you purchase them: there’s nothing extra you need to do to claim it or activate it.

If you have any queries about the discount, or purchasing e-books on LibCentral, or about your institutional LibCentral log-in details, please contact Jackie Stringer at ProQuest – jacqueline.stringer@clarivate.com

Top 20 users in July 2022

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

Rank Organisation User sessions
1 Hills Road Sixth Form College 516
2 Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College 489
3 New City College London 433
4 The Sixth Form College Farnborough 394
5 Barton Peveril Sixth Form College 382
6 East Kent College Group 371
7 Hereford Sixth Form 357
8 West Herts College 332
9 The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham 235
10 HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College) 205
11 Varndean College 203
12 RNN Group 200
13 Bolton College 189
14 Morley College 189
15 LTE Group 181
16 Tees Valley Collaborative Trust 174
17 Summit Learning Trust 168
18 The WKCIC Group 168
19 The Sixth Form College Colchester 156
20 City College Norwich 154

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 customerservice@proquest.com and Cc Jacqueline.Stringer@Clarivate.com with the relevant details.

 Top 20 titles in July 2022

Rank Title User sessions
1 CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 696
2 CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 639
3 AQA A-Level Business 484
4 AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2) 417
5 CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator for the Work-Based Learner 398
6 CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning 384
7 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1 379
8 CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education: Early Years Educator 356
9 BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1 343
10 AQA a Level Physics (Year 1 and Year 2) 322
11 AQA A-Level Geography: For A-level and AS (fourth edition) 299
12 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2 : For the 2016 specifications 298
13 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 Specifications 248
14 AQA A-Level PE (Year 1 and Year 2) 242
15 CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 200
16 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications 199
17 BTEC Level 3 Nationals Applied Science Student Book 2 168
18 Pearson Edexcel a Level Business : Business 166
19 AQA AS/A-Level Practical Physics 149
20 BTEC National Construction Student Book: For the 2017 Specifications 142

Support queries

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


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