The average amount of time spent on social media each day worldwide, according to the latest data, is set to hit 147 minutes, or two hours and 27 minutes in 2022. So… how can libraries and their teams leverage some of this time to ensure their libraries remain visible in their communities? Libraries are integral to
Libraries Week – Never Stop Learning
October 3rd – October 10th marks Libraries Week in the UK, which is an annual celebration of the best that libraries have to offer. Each year, a different theme is explored to highlight the fantastic work that libraries do support their users and the wider community. The theme this year is Never Stop Learning, highlighting
Meet the Librarian – Hannah Groom
Within the higher education sector, we hear a lot about students, and rightly so, but nowhere near enough about the people who provide them support in many different shapes and sizes – their university librarians. To prove there’s more to librarians than hushing and clichés, we’ll be speaking with a different librarian each month to
Meet the Librarian – Hayley Beresford
Now, if you’re familiar with Meet the Librarian, you will know that we typically speak to university librarians, yet this edition is slightly different. We’ve left the campus behind for a change and we’ve headed to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells (MTW) NHS Trust to interview the trust’s clinical librarian – Hayley Beresford. If Hayley’s name
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
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.