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How do students access the resources they need? Survey finds only one in five obtain all resources legally.

How do students access the resources they need? Survey finds only one in five obtain all resources legally. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Laura Czerniewicz presents an overview of findings from a study on the practices of university students accessing learning resources at a research-intensive university in South Africa.

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Universities UK - EU students vital to regional economies and jobs

Universities UK - EU students vital to regional economies and jobs | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Universities UK - EU students vital to regional economies and jobs
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The internationalisation of doctoral and master's studies - Papers - OECD iLibrary

The internationalisation of doctoral and master's studies - Papers - OECD iLibrary | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The internationalisation of doctoral and master's studies OECD report available to subscribers. Gives data on trends.

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The Language of Information Literacy: Do Students Understand?

Useful preprint  from college and research libraries - which 14 concepts relating to information literacy did American students not understand?

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Education in England: Annual Report 2016 - CentreForum

Education in England: Annual Report 2016 - CentreForum | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The relative performance of White British pupils falls as they progress through school. In the Early Years, White British children are among the highest achievers but, by the time they finish secondary school, they fall ten places in the rankings to just below average
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Measuring Up : International Case Studies on the Teaching of Quantitative methods in the Social Sciences- British Academy

Measuring Up : International Case Studies on the Teaching of Quantitative methods in the Social Sciences- British Academy | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Is it piracy? How students access academic resources

Is it piracy? How students access academic resources | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The full paper, “Student Practices in Copyright Culture: Accessing Learning Resources” relates to South Africa. Conversation blog posting. with link to full text

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THE Student Experience Survey 2016 results

THE Student Experience Survey 2016 results | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The best universities in the UK for student experience have been revealed, according to a Times Higher Education survey of current students Free download from the website. Based on a survey asking students about 21 areas.

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Unleashing young people’s creativity and innovation - European good practice projects

Unleashing young people’s creativity and innovation - European good practice projects | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

European good practice projects includes examples of peer learning

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The Kardashian index: a measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists

The Kardashian index: a measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Neil Hall

 DOI: 10.1186/s13059-014-0424-0

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'I propose the ‘Kardashian Index’, a measure of discrepancy between a scientist’s social media profile and publication record based on the direct comparison of numbers of citations and Twitter followers.'

The conversations on social media, blogs and new reports that followed the publication of this article make for an interesting read too: https://www.altmetric.com/details/2548799?src=bookmarklet.

 

 

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Growth in university education is affecting graduate earning power

Growth in university education is affecting graduate earning power | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Bank of England study graduates earn more but since 1995 the gap has fallen

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UK BUSINESS SCHOOLS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RECRUITMENT:Trends, challenges and the case for change - Chartered Business Schools Association

http://charteredabs.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Chartered-ABS-International-Student-Recruitment-2016.pdf

 

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The world’s top universities for attracting industry funding

The world’s top universities for attracting industry funding | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

THE Funding for Innovation ranking-  Times Higher

 

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Publication of RCUK Strategic Priorities and Spending Plan - Research Councils UK

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Young people’s experiences of the transition to work: survey results - Lords Social mobility report

Young people’s experiences of the transition to work: survey results - Lords Social mobility report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Social Mobility Committee publishes results of its youth survey - is the emphasis just on 18-24 in Higher education?

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150 Under 50 Rankings

150 Under 50 Rankings | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016 is a ranking of the top 150 universities under 50 years old. It celebrates young universities that have made a great impact on the global stage in years rather than centuries and showcases the future rising university stars.
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The Role of Prestige in UK Universities: Vice-Chancellors' Perspectives - Leadership Foundation research

The Role of Prestige in UK Universities: Vice-Chancellors' Perspectives - Leadership Foundation research | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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How are higher education institutions dealing with openness? - European Commission report

How are higher education institutions dealing with openness? - European Commission report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

This report presents results of a representative a survey of Higher Education institutions in five European countries (France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom) to enquire about their Open Education (OE) practices, beliefs and strategies (e.g MOOCs).

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Discover the world’s top universities in 42 individual subjects, with the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.
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UUK taskforce on sexual violence to review Zellick Report

UUK taskforce on sexual violence to review Zellick Report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

in November 2015 the NUS Womens Campaign launched the #StandByMe campaign, we are delighted that the UUK taskforce now wants to review the guidelines set out in the Zellick Report.
for details of the task force see

http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/aboutus/whatwedo/PolicyAnalysis/StudentsTeachingSociety/TaskforceViolenceAgainstWomen/Pages/default.aspx

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A Day in the Life of a (Serious) Researcher: The future of the research Library

A Day in the Life of a (Serious) Researcher: The future of the research Library | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Cornell Ithaka Report…

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Commission on Widening Access: Scotland

Commission on Widening Access: Scotland | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Interim report issued.how can acces to higher education be widened?

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Universities UK - The future growth of degree apprenticeships

Universities UK - The future growth of degree apprenticeships | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Sodexo University Lifestyle Survey launched

Sodexo University Lifestyle Survey launched | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Sodexo today announced the findings of its seventh University Lifestyle Survey, the first completed with all respondents paying £9,000 in annual tuition fees. ,Sodexo today announced the findings of its seventh University Lifestyle Survey, the first completed with all respondents paying £9,000 in annual tuition fees. Free summary can be downloaded.

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Scholarly Metrics Baseline: A Survey of Faculty Knowledge, Use, and Opinion About Scholarly Metrics

Useful preprint

  • Dan DeSanto and
  • Aaron Nichols

Scholarly Metrics Baseline: A Survey of Faculty Knowledge, Use, and Opinion About Scholarly Metrics Coll. res. libr. Accepted: February 7, 2016; Anticipated Publication Date: January 1, 2017

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