“Reading Lists and their management is a significant issue for academic institutions, if managed successfully it gives all involved a good experience that will contribute to the overall success of the University and the satisfaction rating given by the students. Huddersfield’s MyReading project demonstrated a new solution to the issue.
Huddersfield University demonstrated the holistic nature of the project required for success and included working with academics and students, staff and suppliers with an acknowledgement of the need to focus on outcomes. The ability to add a variety of formats and integration with the Acquisitions process was clearly set out.
Success was demonstrated by an increase of 32% in Reading Lists obtained from 40% to 72% with a target of 100% by September 2012.
Finally, support from students was expressed in the usage statistics.
The support for the work including the Pro Vice Chancellor was impressive and demonstrates that a lot of hard work, including advocacy work, must have been undertaken.”
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