Monthly Archives: July 2018

Examining Kindle Direct Publishing distribution route as the choice for publication of academic materials

This blog post was written by Laurence Patterson. The eTIPS project, sponsored by Jisc, is a collaboration between The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), and Edinburgh Napier University (ENU). eTIPS saw two eTextbooks authored, formatted, and completed by academics and others. The two eTIPS eTexts published offer universal interest for undergraduates and postgraduates, … Read more

The transition from staff to student publishing

This blog post was written by Scott Connor, Educational Development Unit, University of the Highlands and Islands. In creating our first two etextbooks; ‘How to write a research dissertation’ and ‘Undertaking your research project’, we designed a workstream based on existing processes gained from our well-established digital content development unit. This worked well for us … Read more

Embedding Using Primary Sources in the Liverpool Curriculum

This blog post was written by Emma Thompson, Education Lead, University of Liverpool Library. Using Primary Sources (UPS) was published 18 months ago, and we now have one full academic year of usage. Where did that time go? During the 2017/18 academic year Using Primary Sources has been established as key reading here in Liverpool … Read more