Honouring Black History Month in higher education

When I received the email that confirmed my place at university despite less than impressive grades (I literally have two whole A Levels), I couldn’t help but wonder whether my space was awarded on merit or the fact that I ticked the box that said ‘Mixed Black Caribbean’.  Although we’re living in a more progressive

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Neurodivergence in Higher Education

Higher education can be difficult at the best of times, especially if there is something that students feel can hold them back.  Supporting neurodiversity Neurodiversity refers to the different ways the brain works and interprets information. It highlights what we’ve known all along – people think about things differently, people have different interests and motivations

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Is your library team outstanding?

With less than a week to go until the nomination window for the coveted Times Higher Education Awards closes, it would be remiss to not remind you of this and show you what you could be missing out on.  The awards, often referred to as the ‘Oscars of Higher Education’, attracted a record-breaking number of

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How can universities make the most of EdTech?

Educational Technology, EdTech for short, is an industry that is incredible in every sense of the word, working to blend technology and academia together to enhance learning and educate the next generation of difference makers.  Although EdTech isn’t entirely new, the progress and trajectory has been greatly expedited due to the pandemic; just for insight,

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KeyLinks is crossing borders, helping students worldwide to access the right resources at the right time

In an exciting start to 2022, KeyLinks – the dynamic reading list management system (RLMS) based in the UK – has secured three new international customers as it continues its expansion overseas.  The system, developed by eTextbook platform provider Kortext, enables institutions to put the library at the centre of teaching and learning, giving librarians

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

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. 

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