Meet the Librarian – Sarah Ison

Sarah Ison University of Sussex

What’s it like to support students around the world who study online and never visit the university library in person? We spoke to Sarah Ison, Online Distance Learning Librarian, from the University of Sussex to find out! How and when did you decide to become a librarian? It wasn’t until I was doing my geography

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Read an eBook Day 2023

#ReadaneBookDay #ebookLove

Are you a fan of eBooks? Or perhaps print books hold a special place in your heart? We understand, but eBooks are revolutionising the way students learn. Read an eBook Day is the perfect occasion to embrace the wonders of digital reading. Let’s explore how eBooks can help you to study smarter! Convenient There’s no

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Meet the Librarian – Anne Worden

Anne Worden University of Portsmouth

Anne Worden from the University of Portsmouth was the lucky winner of cupcakes for her library team in our summer webinar. We caught up with Anne to find out more about her library career, and we got some excellent recommendations for European crime dramas along the way! How and when did you become a librarian?

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Empowering librarians: harnessing the potential of AI tools

Mike Jones

We spoke to Mike Jones from Solent University about the synergies between AI literacy and information literacy in higher education. Read on to find out how AI tools could empower librarians to position themselves as centrally important in the future university. First, can you tell me more about your current role? I’m one of a

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Kortext Annual Librarian Survey 2023 – the results!

university librarians

We received a fantastic response to this year’s survey. 68 library staff took part, with roles including Director of Student and Library Services, Acquisitions and Reading List Coordinator, and Faculty Librarian. Over a third of respondents (35.29%) weren’t existing Kortext customers. Our survey this year was in two parts. Section 1 asked about the last

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The changing university library – an interview with Clare West

Clare West

Clare West (Head of Library Services and University Librarian at Bournemouth University) will be a panellist at Kortext’s summer webinar on 6 July. We spoke to Clare about UCAS’ Journey to a Million, the vital role of academic libraries and the importance of partnerships. How do you think libraries will need to change to meet

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