Welcome to our blog series written especially for Higher Education. We’ve been working hard on it and we hope you like it and find it useful. If you want to add your voice to any of the blogs then we encourage you to add your comments after the blog. We want to hear your thoughts!
We will be publishing several blogs a month – some written by us, and some written by you. We’re looking for guest writers from the world of Higher Education to write about anything that is of interest and relevance to you. If you would like to get involved and write a blog that we can publish here, please complete this form.
The DCS might have 100 users now, but there’s no time to rest! Our latest developments for the platform include new metrics for the DCS Student Reader. CLA’s Marte Pedersen is on hand to give you a rundown of what these metrics are and what they mean for your institution.
In this blog Ted Spilsbury talks about UWE Bristol's decision to implement a Patron Driven Acquisition service and the overall positive effect it has had on their institution. Discover the steps they took to introduce this service and the many benefits it has offered them!
We're delighted that Marion Kelt, winner of the 2017 George Pitcher Memorial Award, has written this fascinating blog about how she went about building the Glasgow Caledonian University's online Copyright Advisor and gives us an update as to how the online tool is set to grow!
On Thursday 31 May, the Copyright Information & Technologies in Education (CITE) Forum for Higher Education (HE), hosted by CLA, took place at the University of Sheffield, in the wonderful Diamond Building. The event was attended by over 50 HE information professionals and saw some fascinating talks, insightful debate and the sharing of best practice. Catch up on all that went on in our blog!
So, it’s that time of year when HEIs have to do what the little one said and… rollover (we promise to come up with a new joke before next year!), and we have a few handy tips and tricks to helping the process run smoothly.
What do you know about the Research Excellence Framework (REF)? Amy Dolben is a REF UoA Coordinator and in this blog, she talks about its importance, as well as the work that she puts in to co-ordinating her institution's research impact.
Many people in Higher Education Institutions across the country are asking themselves, "Do we do enough to support disabled students?" In the run up to Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Alistair McNaught shows how you can change your model of support for disabled students and highlights three easy steps you can take to improve your service.