Student numbers are rising. The latest UCAS end of cycle data has revealed a record level of interest in full-time undergraduate programmes, with 767,000 applicants and circa 560,000 acceptances, putting real weight in the UCAS prediction of one million applicants by 2026. Perceived value of higher education remains strong Despite the cost of living crisis
Kortext launches new university eBookStore, relieving pressure on library budgets
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.
Where next for the eTextbook market?
Price rises, changes in models, changes in student demand – the textbook market is still not working well. James Gray, Libby Homer, and Rod Bristow ask what will come next “We are seeing more and more providers offering textbooks” James Gray, Kortext There’s broad agreement that the current digital textbook market is not working. It’s
Kortext selected to provide eBooks for Library and Knowledge Services across the NHS in England
Kortext and Health Education England are pleased to announce that following a tender process using the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Framework Agreement, Kortext has been awarded a contract to provide eBooks for NHS library services in England. The contract will enable library services to collaborate to create collections of eBooks which