Kortext Librarian Survey
By Amber Lovell

Kortext Annual Librarian Survey 2022 – the responses are in!

April 5, 2022

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 –

Read More…

By Amber Lovell

Kortext launches new university eBookStore, relieving pressure on library budgets

April 5, 2022

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.  

Read More…

By Amber Lovell

Universities to benefit from enhanced content acquisition workflows and re-engineered platform

March 30, 2022

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. 

Read More…

Stressed student
By Amber Lovell

Unpicking the student cost of living crisis 

March 24, 2022

The last few weeks have been tough.  If you’ve switched on the news, you’ll know that positivity is in short supply, and unfortunately it seems like it’s going to get a lot worse for those residing in England.  We are all facing rising energy, petrol and food costs, which rose by 6.2% in the year

Read More…

Purple background with image of Adam Robinson, Kortext logo, University of Derby logo.
By Amber Lovell

Meet The Librarian – Adam Robinson

March 17, 2022

Last month, we sat down with the excellent Eleri Kyffin, University of Westminster’s Academic Engagement and Development Manager, and this month we’re heading north of the Watford Gap to Derby to visit University of Derby’s Content Manager, Adam Robinson. Boasting approximately 30,000 students, University of Derby is home to one of our Student Ambassador programmes

Read More…

Lady holding lots of notes.
By Amber Lovell

Your guide to exam season!

March 16, 2022

Spring is upon us meaning brighter starts, lighter evenings and festival season is just around the corner, but before you can get there, there’s a big obstacle in the way. Exam season.   Hey, we heard that sigh! Don’t worry, we’ve compiled the *ultimate* study guide to help you ace your exams this year and

Read More…