Talking Times Higher Education Awards with 2022’s ‘Outstanding Library Team’

THE Award - Lancaster University Outstanding Library Team banner

We ask the Lancaster University Library what it’s like to win the THE Award for Outstanding Library Team. The Times Higher Education Awards (aka THE Awards) are known as the ‘Oscars of higher education’ and offer a moment of pause to recognise and celebrate the achievements of those driving innovation in the sector. It won’t

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How can libraries use social media? 

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

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Kortext Annual Librarian Survey 2022 – the responses are in!

Kortext Librarian Survey

Kortext received a fantastic response to this year’s librarian survey, and we’ve gained valuable insight into the perceptions, challenges and expectations of university librarians with regards the provision of eTextbooks.   Growing involvement in teaching and learning; increasing engagement with the university research mission; multiple considerations when selecting eTextbook providers; and continued budget concerns –

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Meet the Librarian – Eleri Kyffin

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 librarian’s than hushing and clichés, we’ll be speaking with a different librarian each month to

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