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.
Alyson Maclaren is ERA's Licensing Manager and describes here the evolution of the ERA Licence, as well as how television & radio programmes can be used to inspire students and improve learning outcomes.
In this blog, David talks about the issue of secure access to content for students, currently being discussed by the new RA21 initiative. He also explores what the DCS has done to improve students' ease of access, including a brand new manual authentication method.
Rhodri Hughes, our Product Development Executive, recently attended the first ever 'International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars', or ICEPOPS conference for Higher Education. Read his blog to find out more about the day and what he learnt about making copyright education and literacy fun and engaging.
In this blog, Margret, our Education Customer Services Coordinator, talks about the Enhanced Higher Education Scanning Service (EHESS) and her role in helping Higher Education users to get more access to high quality copies of valuable content
If you are training a new member of staff, or maybe just feel like you could use some training yourself! then Marte shares the approaches to learning that worked for her and offers some tricks and tips she picked up from others.
In this blog, we discuss the past, present and future of reading list management systems, asking what impact they've had on Higher Education Institutions so far, and what more can they do to streamline workflows for librarians and academics, while making access to content easier for students.
In this blog, we interviewed Jane Secker and Chris Morrison, two dedicated copyright professionals who together form the fantastic UK Copyright Literacy team and have recently established 'Icepops: the International Copyright Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars', to be held on 3 April 2018. Find out why they think copyright education should be creative and enjoyable, their view on copyright literacy in Higher Education, and what to expect from Icepops.
Kevin O'Donovan, Library Acquisitions Manager at the London School fo Economics and Political Science, fills us in on how exactly LSE manage all of the scans they must produce each academic year. Find out how they use the DCS and Talis Aspire together to serve their students and academics.