Jisc Inform 36
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Our spring issue focusses on the future. From a message from 2020 on how services will work in libraries, to taking a look at new technologies which are starting to take hold within education today.
Find out what the pending changes in open access policy mean for you.
We speak to David Hughes, acting chair of the FE Guild Steering Group to find out his hopes for the further education and skills sectors.
If we want to engage effectively with students we can’t afford to ignore social media – it’s easy to get started.
Jisc’s David Kernohan helps us find our way through the world of MOOCs and share’s his online learning trends to watch.
We share what you're downloading, using and viewing in your teaching, learning and research.
Exciting new trends for education sees the tech of tomorrow being used today.
Virtual services manager at South West College, Ciara Duffy, says, ‘Let it snow’, as her college can move learning online when campus becomes inaccessible.
Our 3D digitisation projects show us there’s more to 3D technology than funny glasses and exciting car chases.
International resource discovery summit looks to solve barriers for librarians.
Jisc’s Ben Showers sends a message from the future explaining library systems in 2020 and offers advice on improving the student experience.
High profile events in recent weeks have been pushing the open access agenda – we take a look at how organisations are responding to the opportunities.
Find out how you can support those in your team with dyslexia.
Use analytics to help increase student retention.
Research Information editor Sian Harris says that establishing good communications channels with science and technology journalists could pay dividends.
The BBC is spearheading a major initiative to digitise and open up the UK’s cultural archives for everyone to use.
Key issues explored in last year’s editions of Inform are still relevant 12 months on.
- A round-up of events where you can talk to Jisc experts.