The University of Salford Library empowers patrons and librarians with the Ex Libris Library Mobile App


Segmenting assignments to increase writing quality in online courses

When an online course instructor at Central Michigan University noticed varied writing quality and limited learning value in students’ written assignments, he advocated for Grammarly. With Grammarly’s writing assistant, students improved their essays by one-third of a letter grade.

Writing assignments are integral to many online graduate and undergraduate courses. Yet students may feel intimidated or overwhelmed with writing assignments, especially in online courses, where there is no face-to-face interaction.

Learn more about how Grammarly can help students at your institution strengthen their writing skills and improve their grades.

What is the most urgent problem for libraries to tackle right now? Emerging International Voices: #NilayCevher

Nilay Cevher is a research assistant and a PhD candidate working at the Department of Information Management at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. As one of 22 emerging international voices, she discusses the role of digital libraries – and digital technologies in libraries – in her country.

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