Library Last Month – January 2016

Loans across both colleges:

  • Hinckley 546
  • Nuneaton 1964
  • SLC 4623

Audio Visual Equipment Loans:

  • NWHC 141
  • SLC 2356

Active Borrowers:

 

  • NWHC 489
  • SLC 1023

People coming in to the Library:

  • SLC 14092

E-book pages viewed:

  • NWHC 2287
  • SLC 919

VLE books accessed

(pages not recorded):

  • NWHC 30
  • SLC 82

Most popular e-books:

  • Early Years for Level 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
  • Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms
  • Psychology for AS for AQA
  • BTEC First Health and Social Care Level 2

ClickView users:

  • NWHC 26
  • SLC 27

Clickview allows on demand recording and streaming of TV programmes to classrooms and home. (Data for ClickView Online is not currently available)

ClickView films accessed last month – 73

 

Most Popular videos

  • What Britain Bought in 2015
  • Supersize Me
  • Seven Days on the Breadline
  • Charlie Brooker: How Video Games Changed the World

And more…

  • The library display at Nuneaton on Equality and Diversity was redone and updated.
  • New displays on the Holocaust and on Issues on line were done at SLC.
  • 22 new e-books were added to stock at both colleges – two of the titles are “BTEC National Public Services: level 3: book 2” and “BTEC National Travel and Tourism: level 3: book 1”.
  • New computer swipe card machines have been installed at Nuneaton and SLC libraries to record learners guided learning hours.

Library Last Month – December 2015

Loans across all sites – 1,387

  • December 2014 – 1,105

 More books, DVDs and equipment were borrowed last month compared to the same month last year.

Active borrowers – 432

  • December 2014 –482

Slightly fewer people used the Library compared to the same month last year.

Reservations – 91

  • December 2014- 6

More reservations were placed for library items compared to the same month last year.

E-book page views – 2,100

  • December 2014 – 2,094

 Slightly more e-books were viewed compared to the same month last year.

Most popular e-books:

 

  • Early Years for Level 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
  • Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour 6th edition
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses

ClickView users – 30

  • December 2014 – 86

ClickView allows on demand recording and streaming TV programmes to classrooms and home. (Data for ClickView Online is not currently available.)

 

ClickView films accessed last month    – 65

  • December 2014 – 74

Most popular videos

  • Cyberbully
  • Of Mice and Men
  • Traffic Cops
  • Elf

 And more…

  • The team made and sold handmade Christmas decorations and mini trees. We also had our gift tree and food hamper all in aid of Glebe House.
  • We raised £115 through gift sales, our Christmas raffle and money donated to the Library book exchange. The money and hamper were given to Glebe House for Christmas.

 

 

Library Last Month – October 2015

Loans across all sites – 1,964

  • October 2014 – 2,460

Fewer books, DVD’s and equipment were borrowed last month compared to the same month last year

Active borrowers – 381

  • October 2014 – 565

Slightly less students and staff used the library to borrow resources compared to the same month last year

Reservations – 13

  • October 2014 – 12

The number of reservations placed in high-demand library items

E-book page views – 3,029

  • October 2014 – 1,621

Slightly more e-books and DVDs were borrowed viewed compared to the same month last year

 

Most popular e-books

  • BTEC Level 3 Business Book 2
  • BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1
  • BTEC Level 3 National in IT (2nd Edition)
  • Early Years for Levels 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
  • Betraying the NHS : Health Abandoned

And more…

  • Library staff collected food items and toiletries to donate to Glebe House.

 

Library Last Month – September 2015

Loans across all sites – 1497

(Nun – 1,162/HC – 211)

  • September 2014 – 1187

More books, DVDs and equipment were borrowed from the library compared to the same month last year

Active borrowers – 371

  • September 2014 – 445

Less students and staff used the library to borrow resources compared to the same month last year
E-book page views –2237

  • September 2014 – 1709

Increase in ebooks usage compared to the same month last year

Most popular e-books:

  • Higher National Engineering
  • What is Youth Work?
  • Anti-Oppressive Practice
  • How To Research

ClickView users – 35

  • September 2014 – 88

ClickView allows on demand recording and streaming TV programmes to classrooms and home.

ClickView films accessed last month – 79 (491 views overall)

  • September 2014 – 105

(356 views overall)

  • Most popular programmes:
  • Gamechangers
  • How video Games Changed the World
  • Cyberbully
  • Horizon: the Truth About Exercise
  • Undercover Care: The Abuse Uncovered

And more…

  • Zaheda and Giovanna was invited by the college chaplain Neil Dunlop to meet the Arch Bishop of Coventry (Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth). He visited the college earlier last month. The Bishop also sits in the House of commons for FE
  • All student records have been imported to the library from EBS

Library Last Month – May 2015

Loans across all sites – 2,184

  • May 2014 – 1,199

More books, DVDs and equipment were borrowed last month compared to the same month last year

Active borrowers – 429

  • May 2014 – 405

Slightly more students and staff borrowed resources compared to the same month last year

Reservations – 4

  • May 2014 – 10

E-book page views – 4,541

  • May 2014 – 6,722

A slight decrease in ebook usage compared to the same month last year

Most popular e-books:

  • BTEC Level 3 Business Book 2
  • BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1
  • Early Childhood Studies : A Multidisciplinary and Holistic Introduction (3rd Edition)
  • Storytelling in the Classroom

ClickView (streamed video)

users – 11

ClickView (streamed video) titles accessed last month – 27 (188 views overall)

  • May 2014 – 80 (471 views overall)

 

Most popular programmes:

  • Timeshift: Mods, rockers and bank holiday mayhem
  • Match of the Day Live – World Cup Final
  • Cyberbully
  • Poor Kids

 

And more…

  • Homelessness display for the College Homeless Awareness Week.
  • Books of the week display at Nuneaton (updated weekly).
  • We received book art from our book suppliers Coutts (see blog).
  • Display on exam revision & past exam papers in the library

 

Library Last Month – April 2015

Loans across all sites – 1,767

(Nun – 1,320/HC – 447)

  • April 2014 – 1,347

Slightly more books, DVDs and equipment were borrowed last month compared to the same month last year.

Active borrowers – 429

  • April 2014 – 495

Fewer students and staff used the library to borrow resources compared to the same month last year.

Reservations – 4

  • April 2014 – 7

Fewer reservations were placed for library items compared to the same month last year.

E-book page views – 5,225

  • April 2014 – 6,216

Decline in e-books use compared to the same month last year.

Most popular e-books:

  • BTEC Level 3 Business Book 2
  • BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1
  • BTEC Level 3 National in IT (2nd Edition)
  • Ethical Issues in Youth Work
  • Key Facts Contract Law, Fourth Edition

ClickView users – 26

  • April 2014 – 132

ClickView allows recording of TV programmes, and streams them to classrooms and home on demand.

ClickView titles accessed last month –57 (327 views overall)

  • April 2014 – 34 (267 views overall).

Most popular programmes:

  • Indie game: the movie.
  • Mary Portas secret shopper: Programme 01
  • Life after suicide.
  • Secret world of Haute Couture

And more…

  • Deborah Cairns – will be our new systems Librarian from 1st June
  • Zaheda helped with henna painting in the refectory for E & D which was a huge success.
  • We have had a number of new books in the library.
  • New display highlighting various travel resources.
  • Juliet Simm – has volunteered to come in on Wednesdays to do some work experience in the Library.

 

 

 

                    

Library Last Month – February 2015

Loans across all sites – 1,667

  • February 2014 – 917

More books, DVDs and equipment were borrowed from the library compared to the same month last year.

Active borrowers – 442

  • February 2014 – 445

Slightly Fewer students and staff used the library to borrow resources compared to the same month last year.

Reservations – 2

  • February 2014 –14

Fewer reservations were placed for library items compared to the same month last year.

E-book page views – 3,344

  • February 2014 – 6,823

Decline in e-books use compared to the same month last year.

Most popular e-books:

  • Business & Economics: BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1
  • Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies
  • Early Years for Levels 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
  • Study Aids
  • Business & Economics: BTEC Level 3 Business Book 2

 ClickView users – 123

  • February 2014 – 169

ClickView allows recording of TV programmes, and streams them to classrooms and home on demand.

ClickView titles accessed last month – 84 (653 views overall)

  • February 2014 93 (461 views overall)

 Most popular programmes:

  • Cyberbully
  • Fast food baby
  • Charlie Brooker: how video games changed the world
  • 24 hours in police custody: Series 2, programme 1
  • Tonight: human rights and wrongs

And more…

  • Deborah Cairns – Senior Learning Resources Assistant has gained an ILM qualification in Leadership & Management (level 3).
  • A selection of new fiction books have arrived in the Library.
  • We have received a donation of William Shakespeare’s plays on DVD.
  • The Library had an excellent display for Valentine’s Day.
  • There is a display on LGBT and quick reads.

  

 

Library Last Month – January 2015

Loans across all sites – 1,892

  • January 2014 – 1,787

Slightly more books, DVDs and equipment were borrowed from the library compared to the same month last year Active borrowers – 524

  • January 2014 – 564

Slightly fewer students and staff used the library to borrow resources compared to the same month last year

Reservations – 14

  • January 2014 – 4

More reservations were placed for library items compared to the same month last year

E-book page views – 4,228

  • January 2014 – 4,922

Slightly fewer e-books and DVDs were borrowed viewed compared to the same month last year

Most popular e-books:

  • BTEC Level 3 National Business, Book 1
  • Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies
  • Early Years for Levels 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
  • Practical Approach to Motor Vehicle Engineering and Maintenance (3rd Edition)
  • BTEC Level 3 National in IT (2nd Edition)

ClickView users – 100

  • January 2014 – 78

ClickView allows recording of TV programmes, and streaming them to classrooms and home on demand.

ClickView titles accessed last month – 44 (308 views overall)

  • January 2014 – 90 (462 views overall)

Most popular programmes:

  • 24 hours in police custody: series 01, programme 01
  • Fast food baby
  • 24 Hours in police custody: series 01, programme 06
  • Horizon: is your brain male or female?
  • World’s scariest stunts caught on camera

And more…

  • All Library display boards have been refreshed. Topics on display now include magazines, streamed video, safeguarding and Library sessions available
  • We have bought a sizeable collection of new fiction books and quick read books

Library Last month – December

Active borrowers – 482

  • December 2013 – 456

More students and staff used the library to borrow resources compared to the same month last year

Reservations – 6

  • December 2013 – 21

Fewer reservations were placed for library items compared to the same month last year

E-book page views – 2,094

  • December 2013 – 3,071

Fewer e-books and DVDs were borrowed viewed compared to the same month last year

Most popular e-books:

  • BTEC Level 3 National Business BK 1
  • Early Years for Levels 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
  • Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies BTEC Level 3 National in IT (2nd Edition)
  • Performance and Excellence 2nd Edition : BTEC Level 3 National Sport
  • Child Development : An Illustrated Guide (2nd Edition)

 ClickView users – 86

  • December 2013 – 131

ClickView allows recording of TV programmes, and streaming them to classrooms and home on demand.

 ClickView titles accessed last month – 74 (439 views overall)

  • December 2013 – 97 (494 views overall)

Most popular programmes:

  • Britain’s fattest man
  • 24 hours in police custody: Programme 01
  • Of mice and men
  • Dispatches: the truth about drugs in football
  • Genius of invention: Programme 01

And more….

  • Had a gift tree in the Library with handmade Christmas tree decorations, made by upcycling old books, and collected two large hampers for Glebe House.
  • Staff made and sold Christmas trees from old library books and magazines and collected £75.03 to donate to Glebe House
  • £25.29 was also donated to Glebe House from the Book Exchange