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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 […]

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Vocational Learning Resources January Newsletter

Welcome to the first VLR newsletter of 2022! This month we have a reminder about participation in our VLR redesign project and an update on Digifest 2022. Final call for interviewees for VLR redesign project As we’ve mentioned previously, we are currently looking at how we might redesign or develop our Vocational Learning Resources to […]

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e-books for FE January 2022 newsletter

Happy new year! And welcome to the January 2022 e-books for FE newsletter. e-books procurement 2022 We are now starting the annual e-books procurement process, and taking a different approach from previous years. Rather than asking library staff to provide us with spreadsheets of wanted titles, we would like your feedback on what you consider […]

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Vocational Learning Resources redesign project

The FE and Skills Content Team are looking at how we might redesign or develop our Vocational Learning Resources to add further value for our FE members. We are currently looking to interview teaching practitioners in FE organisations to develop a better understanding of the problems and challenges teaching staff face when using digital learning […]

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e-books for FE December 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the December 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. We’ve made it to the end of another challenging year! E-book usage remained high in November, with a total of 159,481 user sessions across the subscribing colleges – the second-highest ever recorded (the highest remains last November, with 164,646). Thank you for all […]

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Vocational Learning Resources November Newsletter

  Welcome to the November 2021 Vocational Learning Resources newsletter. This month we’re looking at the project we’re running to evolve our Vocational Learning Resources and how you can get involved, our new top 10 resources list, and our top users for October. Evolving the VLRs project The FE and Skills Content team are currently […]

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e-books for FE November 2021 newsletter

Welcome to the November 2021 issue of our e-books for FE newsletter. The nights are fair drawing in and Christmas is just around the corner! Jisc statement on e-book access The issue of e-text pricing and licencing has been in the news ever since the #ebookSOS campaign was launched a year ago, and Jisc has […]