Author Archives: Lou McGill

About Lou McGill

synthesis consultant

Providing access to publisher collections within the discovery tool

Jisc resource records The discovery tool provides access to a curated collection of resources for each of the digital capability framework areas (eg digital wellbeing, digital proficiency) and for specific activities relating to each of the question sets, such as teaching, library and learning resources and the student question sets. A selection of these resources … Read more

Launch of new question set in discovery tool on accessibility and inclusion

We are delighted to launch a new question set for subscribers to our digital capability service. The questions focus on accessibility and inclusion and are aimed at staff working in educational institutions. This is very timely as institutions are working to meet the requirements of the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations … Read more

How are HR departments supporting staff digital capability?

We are about to start a short review of how Human Resources (HR)  departments in educational institutions support staff with the development of their digital capability. HR departments in universities and colleges increasingly recognise the need to contribute towards supporting staff to respond to challenges and opportunities offered by technologies. In 2016 their annual conference … Read more