Lisa McLaren
By Melissa Bowden

The future library – an interview with Lisa McLaren

July 4, 2023

Lisa McLaren (Deputy Director, SCONUL) will be a panellist at Kortext’s summer webinar on 6 July. We spoke to Lisa about the implications of UCAS’ Journey to a Million and the future of university libraries. One of the aims of the SCONUL Strategy 2023-26 is to support innovation and the transformation of libraries. How do

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By Melissa Bowden

Rethinking student engagement

June 16, 2023

What does student engagement mean? A recent report from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) looks at how students view engagement after COVID-19. Read on to find out what’s changed.  Project details  The report is based on a research project exploring student experiences and student engagement in post-pandemic higher education. Participating students were

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By Melissa Bowden

Exploring the colourful world of LGBT fiction

June 14, 2023

Do you read for pleasure? Studies have shown there are many benefits to reading, so why not schedule some time with our top ten fiction picks for Pride Month?  1. Sarah Waters, Fingersmith   An enthralling novel about thievery and betrayal, set in Victorian London.  Sue Trinder grows up in the care of Mrs Sucksby and her ‘family’

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