As the central hub that brings staff and students together, the library plays a key role in the teaching and learning experience. With Kortext, all your tools and data are on one easy-to-use, powerful platform for you to deliver results to meet the expectations of your students and university.
With Kortext you’ll be able to:
With over 2 million digital textbooks from 4500 publishers, the Kortext platform gives your library access to all the digital books your students need via its own bespoke book store.
Over the years we’ve established partnerships with all the key publishers to ensure the right content is readily available.
Taking a digital leap will give your university the tools it needs to meet the rapid evolution in online and blended learning.
The Kortext acquisition portal offers a quick and easy purchase order system. You can order content from over 4,500 publishers. Searching and selecting material is easy.
Some features of the acquisition portal includes:
With Kortext, you’ll be able to access detailed analytics and reporting on everything from student engagement to content usage.
As part of the Jisc Learning Analytics Service, we provide trusted data and analysis to help you make data driven decisions. You’ll also have the option to download COUNTER 5 compliant statistics for a standardised way of reporting.
Monitoring of the data will keep your students on track. Any necessary interventions can take place and course materials can be reviewed and modified as required.
Accessibility is important to us. On our platform, we have an array of accessibility features available within our interactive eTextbooks for all students.
In addition, we have developed accessibility features for our analytics users, suitable for those with colour vision disabilities as exemplified with this image, which shows the Kortext Analytics dashboard tailored to suit those with Colour Vision Deficiency (CVD).
Keylinks, developed for all types of libraries, allows you to organise and manage content such as journal extracts, articles, case reference files and training materials into easily accessible reading lists.
By directing students to the resources they need to complete the course, Keylinks provides a reading list solution that will aid better outcomes.
We create a seamless integration with your library system. Whether you are using Microsoft Teams, Blackboard, Canvas or Moodle, we’ll connect Kortext to ensure the material across your institution is available to thousands of students via a single sign on.
With unified access and workflow integration, you’ll reduce content access barriers and improve student satisfaction scores.
For universities wanting to provide online access to all adopted textbooks for a single fixed price.
Kortext Complete provides added support and detailed engagement analytics to help drive progression, retention and success.
Create a personalised collection of content from over 4500 publishers based on your specific needs.
Purchase on a title by title basis putting you in control of the acquisition process, regardless of budget.
We provide flexible access models that work for your university and your students. Access can be from the library OPAC, through the VLE, discovery portals or reading lists.
Kortext Complete or Kortext Personalised gives you the option to choose what’s best for you.
We’ve put together a handy guide to walk you through using the Kortext platform so you’ll be able to answer your student’s questions and support them with accessing their online course material.
We’ve also put in some useful tips on how to use the acquisitions portal, so you’ll know exactly what to do when placing and managing orders.
The University of Manchester partnered with Kortext in a shift towards digital learning and to address access issues, especially for large cohorts where print provision couldn’t meet demand.
“Usage of all the different functionalities on the platform has increased in the past year, except printing copies which has decreased, thus highlighting a positive shift towards digital learning.”
Olivia Walsby, Reading List Services Manager at University of Manchester