e-books for FE May 2023 newsletter

Welcome to the May 2023 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter.

e-book support site

Due to web-platform policy changes at Jisc, the current e-books for FE support site is due to be decommissioned on 1 July 2023. Alternative platforms are being considered, and we will let you know when there is further information. In the meantime, you may want to bookmark some of the important content which is available elsewhere online, e.g. the how-to videos for getting your Jisc e-book usage stats from LibCentral:

ProQuest training sessions

A reminder that ProQuest are running a series of training sessions in May and June: details are below, with links to the relevant registration pages. All sessions are free, each one lasts for 45 minutes. Further details of the topics covered are included on the registration pages.

Tuesday 16 May, 10 a.m. – Ebook Central purchasing: keeping track of turnaways and upgrading titles.


Wednesday 7 June, 9 a.m. – introduction to Demand Driven Acquisition.


Wednesday 14 June, 10 a.m. – Accessibility on Ebook Central.


Top 20 users in April 2023

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 2684
2 The Sixth Form College Farnborough 2584
3 New City College London 2154
4 South Thames College 1877
5 The Trafford College Group 1774
6 West Herts College 1580
7 Hills Road Sixth Form College 1560
8 Varndean College 1543
9 West Nottinghamshire College 1437
10 Hereford Sixth Form 1238
11 Bedford College 1132
12 LTE Group 1114
13 The WKCIC Group 1030
14 Peter Symonds College 965
15 Birmingham Metropolitan College 862
16 Long Road Sixth Form College 822
17 Solihull College and University Centre 817
18 Walsall College 795
19 Luton Sixth Form College 784
20 The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham 774

 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 April 2023

Rank Title User sessions
1 CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 8032
2 CACHE Level 3 Child Care and Education (Early Years Educator) 3521
3 AQA A-Level Geography (5th edition) 2804
4 BTEC Nationals Applied Science Student Book 1 2544
5 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 1 2538
6 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 Specifications 2326
7 CACHE Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care 2232
8 BTEC Nationals Health and Social Care Student Book 2: For the 2016 specifications 2096
9 CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner 2022
10 OCR A Level Law (2nd edition) 1952
11 Pearson Edexcel A Level UK Government and Politics (6th edition) 1780
12 BTEC Nationals Business Student Book 2: For the 2016 Specifications 1563
13 AQA A-Level Business 1463
14 BTEC National Computing Student Book 1366
15 BTEC National Construction Student Book: For the 2017 Specifications 1292
16 BTEC Nationals Sport and Exercise Science Student Book 1061
17 AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2) 945
18 NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning 942
19 OCR Psychology for A Level Book 1 904
20 BTEC Level 3 Nationals Applied Science Student Book 2 879

Support queries

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

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