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e-books for FE October 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the October issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. The first week of the month has been Shakespearean insofar as it brings to mind the song from Twelfth Night which includes the refrain “The rain it raineth every day.” We hope the start of the new term and student inductions have been going […]

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Improving security and student experience with e-books for FE

From 1st September 2023 there will be some changes to our policy for secure access and authentication protocols – changes which will apply to Jisc e-books for FE. Improving member security Federated Access is Jisc’s gold standard for access management and has benefits across multiple areas of your organisation, including: Strengthening cyber security Improving student […]

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e-books for FE September 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the September issue of our e-books for FE newsletter, and the start of a new academic year! This year, the FE & Skills Content Team will be working with the Jisc training team to provide webinars and online guides around e-book best practice, aimed specifically at teaching staff and blended learning approaches. We […]

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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 […]

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e-books for FE July 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the July issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. We had a strong finish to the closing stages of the academic year, with June e-book usage up 46% compared to June 2021. New e-book licence for 2022-2025 The new e-book licence for 2022-2025 is now available on the Licence Subscription Manager (LSM) at […]

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e-books for FE June 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the June issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. We had the highest May usage ever, with an increase of 8% over May 2021, and this put the number of user sessions for England alone at over one million for the academic year so far, with two months left to go. A huge […]

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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 […]

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e-books for FE April 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the April issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. Usage of e-books continues to rise, with a 7% increase in March 2022 compared to March 2021: an all-time high for March usage since Jisc e-books have been available. e-book procurement 2022 The procurement Focus Group, comprising 15 members of FE library staff from […]

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e-books for FE March 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the March 2022 e-books for FE newsletter. FE LRC Community of Practice There are three upcoming community drop-in sessions in March, via Teams. Outlook invitations have been sent out to community members with the Teams meeting link: if you’re a community member and you haven’t received the invite (sometimes they can end up […]

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e-books for FE February 2022 newsletter

Welcome to the February 2022 e-books for FE newsletter. FE LRC Community of Practice We had the first drop-in session of the year on 26 January, on the theme of ‘Library online presence’, with an attendance of over a hundred FE library staff – off to a flying start! Joy McLean, Senior Librarian at West […]