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latest issue Journal of Information Literacy now published

latest issue Journal of Information Literacy now published | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
open access journal of information literacy
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favourite article. The creation of a university library outreach programme to develop the information literacy of further education students: an interactive approach to support transition Lisa Anderson, Stephen Bull shows how teachers also need training in IL. gives details of outreach for transitional students.
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Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism - Uk Government press release

Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism - Uk Government press release | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online.
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THE Teaching Survey 2017: results and analysis- Times Higher

THE Teaching Survey 2017: results and analysis- Times Higher | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Academics enjoy teaching. What they don’t like is the lack of preparation time, bureaucratic burdens, unprepared students – and the TEF
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Joint statement by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) in response to Bell review

Joint statement by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) in response to Bell review | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A Universities UK (UUK) and GuildHE review of higher education sector agencies has been ongoing throughout 2016. The review led by Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor of Reading University, today published its recommendations.
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Going paperless: ORCID is the new CV: Times Higher article

Going paperless: ORCID is the new CV: Times Higher article | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Tired of the lies and back-patting that CVs are made of, Roger Watson eyes an alternative with a long list of virtues
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Report of the review group on UK higher education sector agencies

Report of the review group on UK higher education sector agencies | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Bell review

  • Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU)
  • Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)
  • Jisc
  • Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE)
  • Office for the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIAHE)
  • Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
  • Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
  • Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA
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Graduate Market in 2017 - High Flyers research

Graduate Market in 2017 - High Flyers research | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

. The UK Graduate Careers Survey is based on face-to-face interviews with over 16,000 final year students studying at 30 leading universities in the UK and Ireland.

http://www.highfliers.co.uk/download/2017/graduate_market/GMReport17.pdf

 

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Toward an Information
Literate Society
Results from a 2016 ProQuest Survey

Toward an Information<br/>Literate Society<br/>Results from a 2016 ProQuest Survey | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

http://www.proquest.com/documents/2016-Information-Literacy-Survey.html

 

 

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Universities could lose students while gaining financially from Brexit, but any new restrictions on international students could cost the UK economy an additional £2 billion a year - HEPI

Universities could lose students while gaining financially from Brexit, but any new restrictions on international students could cost the UK economy an additional £2 billion a year - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The research, published as The determinants of international demand for UK higher education
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Research Integrity - POST Note - UK Parliament

Research Integrity - POST Note - UK Parliament | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

A POSTnote that considers current approaches to promoting integrity in research. Produced by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

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Ethnicity, gender and social mobility - Social Mobility Commission report

Ethnicity, gender and social mobility - Social Mobility Commission report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Research on how ethnicity, gender and background combine to affect social mobility.
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Nearly three-quarters of alternative providers will remain unregulated after the Higher Education and Research Bill becomes law - HEPI

Nearly three-quarters of alternative providers will remain unregulated after the Higher Education and Research Bill becomes law - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Alternative providers of higher education: issues for policymakers (HEPI Report 90) by John Fielden and Robin Middlehurst
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Library and Information Research: Vol 40, No 123 (2016): Strategic and policy making issues in information literacy

special isues with articles  on information literacy. open access

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Which Universities have qualified teachers? HESA study

Which Universities have qualified teachers? HESA study | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
HEFCE commissioned the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and the Higher Education Academy to explore issues relating to academic teaching qualifications in the HESA staff record, and to recommend improvements to data quality and coverage in future collections.
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Which cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities?

Which cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Which cities have the highest concentration of top-ranked universities? City Lab report based on Times Higher rankings.

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Handbook for information literacy teaching

Handbook for information literacy teaching | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
This new 4th edition of Cardiff University’s Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching (HILT)
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Sutton Trust - Three year attainment gap between poor pupils and their better-off classmates separates Britain’s brightest teenage girls

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Time to act: UK Universities will be overtaken unless they embrace new technology - HEPI

Time to act: UK Universities will be overtaken unless they embrace new technology - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

In a new report, Rebooting Learning for the Digital Age, published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), Paul Feldman, Sarah Davies and Joel Mullan call on university leaders to embrace new technology to meet the challenges faced by the higher education sector.

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London institutions ‘could see biggest student Brexit fallout’ Times Higher analysis

London institutions ‘could see biggest student Brexit fallout’ Times Higher analysis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Capital’s institutions have highest reliance on European students, THE analysis of latest Hesa data finds
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 Thousands of young people face a “lost opportunity” because they can’t access top jobs, unless firms take potential employees’ background into account All Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility-

 Thousands of young people face a “lost opportunity” because they can’t access top jobs, unless firms take potential employees’ background into account All Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility- | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Technology Skills in the Workplace: Information Professionals’ Current Use and Future Aspirations Information Technology and Libraries

Technology Skills in the Workplace: Information Professionals’ Current Use and Future Aspirations Information Technology and Libraries | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Technology Skills in the Workplace: Information Professionals’ Current Use and Future Aspirations article based on USA experience.

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Higher Education and Research Bill 2016-17 — UK Parliament-

Contains links to the latest text and amendments.

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£52 million for UK universities to lead pioneering research projects in engineering and the social sciences

£52 million for UK universities to lead pioneering research projects in engineering and the social sciences | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Imperial College London and the London School of Economics (LSE) have been awarded a share of £52 million to lead cutting-edge research in biomedical engineering and the social sciences.
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 Anatomy of Scholarly Information Behavior Patterns in the Wake of Social Media arxiv paper

compared the scholarly information behavior and information needs of researchers in the United States and Qatar.investigated ways of searching for organising information and the extent of information overload.

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National student fee and support systems in European higher education -
EACEA — Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

National student fee and support systems in European higher education - <br/>    EACEA — Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

This annual report shows how fee and support systems (including grants and loans) work in higher education in Europe. It provides both a comparative overview of fees and financial support available to full-time students in 2016/17, and also includes individual country sheets outlining the main elements of national systems

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Academic Librarians’ Knowledge of Bibliometrics and Altmetrics | Malone | Evidence Based Library and Information Practice

Methods – An online survey was distributed to all academic librarians in Oklahoma during Summer 2015.



Results – Librarians were less familiar with altmetrics than with bibliometrics, but they viewed altmetrics as effective and were interested in receiving training to learn more about them. Librarians who had been in the profession for over five years knew more about both bibliometrics and altmetrics than newer librarians.
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