By Amber Lovell

Meet the Librarian – Lynsey Southern

November 3, 2022

When the word librarian is uttered, people immediately think of the age-old stereotypes of school librarians. Dispelling that, we’ve scoured higher education high and low to show you there’s more to librarians than the cliches and stereotypes. Whilst we typically focus on higher education, Kortext caters to other sectors and industries, including the NHS, within

Read More…

Workbooks banner
By Ellie Parker

Feature focus: want to explore student Workbooks?

October 25, 2022

Say hello to Workbooks – a central scratchpad for student notes and annotations, promoting more effective and impactful study behaviours. Stay organised With Workbooks at their fingertips, students using the Kortext Arcturus platform to read and study can easily collate their digital annotations into categories and even sub-folders such as modules, topics or Workbooks containing

Read More…

By Amber Lovell

Engaging with Gen Z in HE

October 24, 2022

It’s astounding to think how much the student population can change in one academic year based on the year the student was born and the generation they fit into – altering student experience and expectations entirely. The thing about Gen Z is… Aside from never knowing the sound of the internet dialling up and hearing

Read More…

Surviving university banner of students throwing mortarboards
By Ellie Parker

Kortext’s 25 top tips for surviving university – as told by students!

October 13, 2022

In our new survey, students and graduates have revealed their tips for surviving university – including learning three simple recipes, avoiding snogging housemates and going digital with textbooks. Kortext’s poll of 1,000 18 to 24-year-olds – including current and former students – found 61 per cent were not prepared for the rigors of university life,

Read More…

By Amber Lovell

Times Higher Education Awards shortlist announced!

October 11, 2022

Back in April, we shared that Kortext were the proud sponsor of the Times Higher Education Award for the Outstanding Library Team for the second year in a row.   Widely known as the “Oscars of higher education”, this year marks the 18th annual THE  Awards with 20 categories in total, attracting over 550 entries from more than 70 institutions.   The

Read More…