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What I’m most looking forward to at Digifest 2017

Digifest is our annual must-attend event that celebrates the power digital has to revolutionise learning and teaching. Each year the event is packed full of exciting talks and debates, and the chance to investigate ideas and explore sector issues, and a buzzing atmosphere fuelled by people ready to learn and share ideas.  >>

Digifest 2016
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Digifest 2016
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Sarah Knight

You helped us to identify our new priorities, so what are they, and what next?

Our R&D effort is currently focused on three major projects: learning analytics, digital capability and the research data shared service. However, it’s important for us to keep an eye on what comes next after these endeavours, so that we’re able to move quickly to develop new projects as soon as effort is released from our current ones. >>

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Students working together in a computer lab
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Andy McGregor

Response to the Bell review

We welcome the Bell review, which is designed to make sure we’re adapting along with other agencies to best support the sector while they also go through change. >>

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Student centre
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Paul Feldman

Jisc Collections and Elsevier agreement: questions and answers

On behalf of UK institutions, Jisc Collections has signed an agreement with Elsevier, covering access to research publications. The five-year, opt-in agreement offers subscription access to around 2,116 journals on Elsevier’s ScienceDirect online platform. >>

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Liam Earney