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UK review of the provision of information about higher education: National Student Survey results and trends analysis 2005-2013

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HEFCE report. This document presents the results and trends from an analysis of the first nine years of data from the National Student Survey (NSS).

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UKSG:  Presentations on SlideShare

UKSG:  Presentations on SlideShare | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Read and download presentations by UKSG: connecting the knowledge community UK serials group. Includes Case study of use of Digitised Theses from LSE http://www.slideshare.net/UKSG/uksg-conference-2016-breakout-session-measuring-the-research-impact-of-digitised-theses-a-case-study-from-the-london-school-of-economics-linda-bennett-dimity-flanagan

 

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Communicating impact: the role of news and media — reflections on reaching non-academic audiences.

Communicating impact: the role of news and media — reflections on reaching non-academic audiences. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The following reflections are from speakers at today’s one-day workshop, Communicating impact: the role of news and media hosted by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) …
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U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems

U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Universitas 21 Ranking is the only one in the world to assess national higher education systems, and meets a long-standing need to shift discussion from the ranking of the world’s best universities, to the best overall systems in each country.
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Measuring Value: the impact of information literacy and its evaluation - papers from this one day conference held Birmingham City University May 2016.

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Mandy Smith and Mary Betts-Gray (Cranfield University) Finding out what researchers "really, really want!": the structured interview

Amy C Haworth or Maria Mawson (University of Sheffield) Demonstrating the value of information literacy for employability

Siobhan Cottam and Cat Taylor (University of Leicester) Widening Participation and Transition to Higher Education

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Calculator Caveats: critique of student loans calculator

Calculator Caveats: critique of student loans calculator | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Blogger Andrew Mcgettigan has reveled under caluclation of payments. see details on blog

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Promoting Effective Digital-Age Learning: A European Framework for Digitally-Competent Educational Organisations - JRC Science Hub - European Commission

Promoting Effective Digital-Age Learning: A European Framework for Digitally-Competent Educational Organisations - JRC Science Hub - European Commission | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Promoting Effective Digital-Age Learning: A European Framework for Digitally-Competent Educational Organisations - JRC Science Hub
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New HEPI report reveals the underachievement of young men in higher education - and calls on the sector to do more to tackle the problem - HEPI

New HEPI report reveals the underachievement of young men in higher education - and calls on the sector to do more to tackle the problem - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has published a new report looking at the underachievement of young men in higher education.

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Research Integrity and Peer Review- launched

Research Integrity and Peer Review- launched | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Research Integrity and Peer Review is an international, open access, peer reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of integrity in research publication, including peer review, study reporting, and research and publication ethics. Particular consideration is given to submissions that address current controversies and limitations in the field and offer potential solutions.
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World Reputation Rankings

World Reputation Rankings | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2016 employ the world's largest invitation-only academic opinion survey to provide the definitive list of the top 100 most powerful global university brands.
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The European Research Area - Research policy and organisation - European Parliament analysis

The European Research Area - Research policy and organisation - European Parliament analysis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Evolving concept, implementation challenges : in-depth analysis
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Top UK University League Tables and Rankings 2017

Complete University Guide ranking

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Lifelong Learning-Reforming education for an age of technological and demographic change : IoD

Lifelong Learning-Reforming education for an age of technological and demographic change : IoD | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Reforming education for an age of technological and demographic change Report from the Institute of Directors

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What are the most-cited publications in the social sciences (according to Google Scholar)?

What are the most-cited publications in the social sciences (according to Google Scholar)? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Drawing on citation data that spans disciplines and time periods, Elliott Green has identified the most cited publications in the social sciences. Here he shares his findings on the 25 most cited b…
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Supporting thriving communities: The role of universities in reducing inequality : University Alliance

Supporting thriving communities: The role of universities in reducing inequality : University Alliance | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Plans to scrap student bursaries may cost the NHS more not less, says new report  UNISON

Plans to scrap student bursaries may cost the NHS more not less, says new report  UNISON | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Impact of the 2015 Comprehensive Spending

Review on Higher Education Fees and Funding Arrangements in

Subjects Allied

to Medicine

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The Guardian: University league tables 2017

The Guardian: University league tables 2017 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Guardian University Guide 2017: Find a course at a UK university with our complete university league tables
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 Success as a knowledge economy - white paper - Publications

 Success as a knowledge economy - white paper - Publications | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A white paper setting out the government’s plans to reform the higher education and research system.
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Making a Success of Employer Sponsored Education - HEPI

Making a Success of Employer Sponsored Education - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
What are Employer Sponsored Degrees? What benefits do they offer students, employers, universities and taxpayers? How do they differ from Degree Apprenticeships? What does the Apprenticeship Levy mean for Employer Sponsored Degrees? All these questions and more are answered in this paper by the Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University. He also shows how a resurgence in Employer Sponsored Degrees could boost productivity and reinvigorate part-time higher education.
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OFFA publishes outcomes of access agreement monitoring for 2014-15 -

OFFA publishes outcomes of access agreement monitoring for 2014-15 - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
OFFA - Office for Fair Access. Promoting and safeguarding fair access to higher education.
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Who's downloading pirated papers? Everyone- Science magazine

Who's downloading pirated papers? Everyone- Science magazine | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
An exclusive look at data from the controversial web site Sci-Hub reveals that the whole world, both poor and rich, is reading pirated research papers.
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Research Councils launch action plan to drive cultural change in equality, diversity and inclusion - Research Councils UK

he RCUK Action Plan for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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Lies, damned lies and statistics on widening access to Russell Group universities

Lies, damned lies and statistics on widening access to Russell Group universities | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Interesting article in the latest issue of Radical Statistic by Vikki Boliver

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