Kortext received a fantastic response to this year’s librarian survey, and we’ve gained valuable insight into the perceptions, challenges and expectations of university librarians with regards the provision of eTextbooks. Growing involvement in teaching and learning; increasing engagement with the university research mission; multiple considerations when selecting eTextbook providers; and continued budget concerns –
This month saw the launch of Kortext’s university eBookStore – a service now available to all Higher Education institutions. With the support of Kortext, universities can set up their own branded eBookStore, giving their students access to 2 million eTextbooks from over 4,700 leading academic publishers such as Wiley, McGraw Hill and Oxford University Press.
Improvements to Kortext’s Library Acquisition Portal take centre stage, improving the user experience for university librarians as Kortext introduces its re-engineered Kortext Arcturus platform.