Research from the University of Huddersfield shows that the number of visits to the library has an insignificant impact on learner achievement. However in the same study it was shown that students who took out more books, or used more e-resources achieved higher grades.
How can a library service engage learners who visit the library to utilise more of the resources available to them?
What strategies can be used to increase the use of e-resources and the lending of books?
Can we learn from major retailers, high street chains and other companies and implement their ideas into the library?
James Clay from Gloucestershire College discusses the strategies they have been using to increase the use of books and learning resources by learners.