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University Mental Health Day: is technology friend or foe?

Posted by Becky Hartnup on March 05, 2020

unimentahealthdayToday, March 5th, is University Mental Health Day in the UK.  Run jointly by Student Minds and UMHAN, it’s an annual event that helps raise awareness of mental health in higher education.

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Your metadata and VitalSource

Posted by Saskia Watts on March 02, 2020

laptop-2560085_1920After you’ve overcome the confusion surrounding metadata best practices, and the attributes you should be focusing your efforts on, it’s time to put it all to the test.

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Commitment and achievement in accessibility

Posted by Kent Freeman on February 27, 2020

VitalSource Bookshelf 97% ASPIRE verified graphicI’m proud of VitalSource’s commitment to excellence in accessibility and the recognition our team has recently received. In September 2019, we were awarded the DAISY Consortium Award for Accessibility in Publishing. In January 2020, we were ranked the #1 publishing platform by ASPIRE with an incredible score of 97%. I’m proud of this recognition because it highlights our team’s continuous commitment to providing tools with industry-leading accessibility features.

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VitalSource Digital Discovery Day, March 2020

Posted by Philip Rees on February 26, 2020

DDDlogo-1Each year the VitalSource Digital Discovery Day brings contrasting voices from across the UK to explore the opportunities and challenges of technology in education. They have different backgrounds and perspectives, but all are looking to technology as a way to improve the experience and outcomes for their increasingly diverse students.

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Back to the future? Part II

Posted by Becky Hartnup on February 20, 2020

fashion-hand-hurry-outfit-4956In Back to the future? Part I, I looked at the motivations of ‘returners’; mature students who, having spent some time in the workplace, have decided to step back into the classroom in order to progress their careers.

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