Meet the Librarian – Suzanne Beck

Suzanne Beck from the University of Liverpool was the lucky winner of cupcakes for her library team in our 2023 winter webinar. We spoke to Suzanne to find out more about her role as Reading List Support Coordinator, and hearing about her two dogs was a definite bonus! How and when did you decide to

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The ripple effect: why kindness matters

Helen Rimmer The Kind Braver Leader

Helen Rimmer left a successful career in university librarianship recently to develop her own business as a kindness and well-being coach and trainer. We spoke to Helen about changing career and creating kinder workplaces. Can you tell us about your career change – from library director to ‘The Kind Brave Leader’? I’ve always tried to

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Ensuring academic integrity amidst the rise of generative AI

Maintaining academic integrity in the age of generative AI

Over half of students (53%) said they have used generative AI to prepare assessments, according to recent research by HEPI and UCAS. In this blog we explore what academic integrity means post-ChatGPT and outline strategies for helping students to engage with generative AI tools effectively and responsibly. What is academic integrity and why does it

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Spotlight: Times Higher Education Awards Outstanding Library Team 2023

THE Award Outstanding Library Team 2023

In December 2023, the Library, Archive & Open Research Services (LAORS) team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) were crowned ‘Outstanding Library Team’ at the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards. As long-time supporters of this award, we spoke to David Archer (Director of Library, Archive & Open Research Services at LSHTM)

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Kortext and Eduvos forge new partnership to transform access to learning materials

Kortext and Eduvos announce partnership

London, 13/03/2024 – Kortext, a global leader in digital learning solutions, and Eduvos, a pioneering South African education provider, have joined forces to transform the accessibility and affordability of textbooks for students. Kortext eTextbooks have been made available through Govtek Technologies, enabling Eduvos students to study anytime, anywhere and on any device. In addition, Kortext’s

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Kortext and Vodacom Business announce agreement to support higher education students

Kortext and Vodacom announce agreement

London, 4 March 2024. Kortext, a global leader in digital learning and student engagement software for higher education, has reached a new agreement with Vodacom Business, part of Africa’s leading mobile communications group, to provide digital learning material – including textbooks and videos – to higher education institutions in South Africa. Working with Kortext, the

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