Monthly Webinar – eBooks

In this months webinar we are looking at eBooks in KB+.

We have only recently starting adding eBook packages into KB+ and this 20 min recording covers:

  • The type of eBook packages currently available in KB+
  • The level of eBook information available in KB+
  • How to record an eBook subscription linking to a title list and licence
  • How to export an eBook title list from KB+
  • Which eBook agreements we are looking at next

Please do email knowledgebaseplus@jisc.ac.uk if you have any feedback or comments.

Investigation of training needs

You are invited to participate in a survey that forms part of a research project investigating the training needs of current and potential KB+ users.

The research is being conducted by Jo Alcock Consulting on behalf of the KB+ team.

The survey asks about your training needs as well as asking for feedback on current training materials. The full survey should take no more than 10-15 minutes of your time.

The survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/kbplustraining and will remain open until Friday 10th February.
If you have any questions please contact jo@joalcock.co.uk

Monthly Webinar – 2017 title lists

This is the 10th in our monthly webinar series looking at how you can use KB+ to compare two title lists and identify additions and deletions.

Watch this 30 mins webinar for:

  • an overview of how we alert institutions to new 2017 packages being added to KB+
  • a summary of using the renewal comparison sheet to compare a 2016 title list with a 2017 title list
  • identifying additions and deletions in a multi year title list
  • using the ‘Compare Packages’ tool in KB+ to get an overview of packages.

Please do email knowledgebaseplus@jisc.ac.uk if you have any feedback on our current userguides, workshops and webinars and if there are any other topics you want us to cover.

Monthly Webinar – Support

This is the 8th in our monthly webinar series looking at what support is available in KB+ ranging from help answering basic queries to populating your account with your institutional data.

Watch this 40 mins webinar (excuse the long pauses) for:

  • an introduction to the KB+ Data Managers and how we can help
  • examples of common queries we are asked
  • an overview of our KB+ one day workshops
  • information on how we can save you time by populating your licence and subscription information into your account
  • information on how we can populate core title information for you

We are very keen to hear from you on other types of support we can offer and suggestions for our next series of webinars.

Please do email knowledgebaseplus@jisc.ac.uk if you have any feedback on our current userguides, workshops and webinars and if there are any other topics you want us to cover.

Monthly Webinar – To Dos

In July we had the 7th in our monthly webinar series looking at To Do’s which alert you to any changes to your licences and titles in KB+

Watch this 20mins webinar for:

  • Examples of the changes which trigger To Dos
  • They type of information To Dos can alert you to
  • How to manage the number of notifications received using Child/Parent
  • How to manage affiliation requests to your KB+ account

Monthly Webinar – Licence Comparison Tools

This is the 6th webinar in our monthly webinar series, today we are looking at the two licence comparison tools available in KB+. The comparison tools allows you to compare licence properties across 2 or more licences. For further details please see our Licence Comparison Tools userguide.

Watch this 30 mins webinar for:

  • a brief overview of how to locate licence information in KB+
  • a demonstration of using the “Licence Comparison Tool (ElCat)
  • an overview of the icons used in the comparison tool
  • a demonstration of using the “Compare Licences (KB+ Licence Properties)

Our next webinar is on Wednesday July 27th at 11.00 and will be about ‘To Dos’, please email knowledgebaseplus@jisc.ac.uk for full details on joining.

Monthly Webinar – Renewals

This is the 5th webinar in our monthly webinar series, today we looked Renewals. The renewals process in KB+ allows you to create a new subscription based on an existing subscription. It is useful to complete this process when subscriptions are due to expire in order that you have the correct title list for the duration of your subscription.

Watch this 30 mins webinar to discover;

  • how to add expiring and forthcoming title list to the ‘basket’ in order to generate a ‘comparison worksheet’
  • identify usage statistics per title from the comparison worksheet
  • identify additions and deletions within a package from the comparison worksheet
  • edit and uploading the worksheet to create a new subscription
  • navigate existing subscriptions to view ‘previous’ and ‘expected’ titles

Our next webinar will be on Wednesday June 29th at 11.00 and will be about Licence Comparisons, please email knowledgebaseplus@jisc.ac.uk for full details on joining.