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News & Updates

New Librarian Futures report sheds light on librarian perspectives on the current librarian skills landscape

Post on November 3, 2023

Read the latest report in our Librarian Futures series which explores insights from over 2,000 academic library professionals on actionable strategies for skills and career development.


9 Key Findings from Librarian Futures Report Part Three

Post on November 9, 2023

We recently launched our Librarian Futures Report Part Three, titled The Librarian Skills Gap. In this blog post we'll bring you a sneak peek of the 9 key findings from the new report.

News & Updates

Unlocking success: Start your new academic year with Lean Library

Post on October 6, 2023

Watch back our Lean Library Back to School webinar series, where we went over the essentials of Lean Library to prepare institutions for the year ahead and presented what is being planned for Lean Library in 2024.


7 Ways to Reimagine the Academic Library

Post on September 26, 2023

We're thrilled to share insights from our recent webinar, "Reimagining the academic library for the student of tomorrow," in collaboration with OpenAthens. Discover the 7 transformative strategies that can reshape academic libraries and amplify the student learning journey.

User Stories

Kennesaw State University Case Study

Post on August 31, 2023

Read our latest case study and learn how Kennesaw State University increased their collection usage by 3712% in just 4 months!

News & Updates

Lean Library launches redesigned extension on major web stores

Post on August 22, 2023

Read about the release of the redesigned and improved Lean Library extension.

Meet the Team

A Day in the Life, with our Product Manager, Kate Broadfield

Post on August 8, 2023

Spend A Day in the Life with our Product Manager, Kate Broadfield. Find out more about Kate at Technology from Sage including what it's like working on the Talis product platform, working at a risk-supportive company and visiting National Trust properties!


What are the risks and opportunities for AI in the academic landscape?

Post on July 25, 2023

At our Tech from Sage Insight conference we explored AI's impact in academia, addressing risks and benefits. Discover findings from the ChatGPT and Generative AI Codesign Challenge session, focusing on AI-powered assignments, assessments, and digitization of resources in education.


Librarian Futures: In Conversation with Patrons 

Post on July 10, 2023

We held the inaugural Tech from Sage Insight conference, a two-day event in Birmingham, gathering academic librarians, students and thought leaders from the higher education sector. During the event, Matthew Weldon, EdTech Success Consultant, discussed key takeaways from part two of our Librarian Futures reports with Samantha Sharman (University of Lincoln student) and Professor Jamie Wood (University of Lincoln). Here are the main points from their insightful session, along with audio excerpts from the speakers.

Meet the Team

A Day in the Life, with our Customer Success Consultant, Julia Dougherty

Post on July 6, 2023

Spend A Day in the Life with our new Customer Success Consultant, Julia Dougherty. Find out more about her role at Technology from Sage and more about Julia, including what it's like starting a new role remotely, her librarian background and love of thrifting!


Unlocking the Power of Teaching & Learning Technologies: Honest Insights from Asking the Students

Post on June 26, 2023

At our inaugural Tech from Sage Insight event in April, we had our breakout session “Ask the Students: Honest insights from students using teaching & learning technologies”. In this blog post, we'll explore the challenges students face in their undergraduate university journey and provide the key takeaways and insights from the students which resonate with their experiences of using digital tools.


9 Key Findings from Librarian Futures Report Part Two

Post on June 22, 2023

We recently published our second Librarian Futures report, based on the results of a student-led research project seeking to better understand student perspectives on the university experience, and more specifically, resource and reading lists for the classroom. In this blog post we'll look at 9 key findings from the Librarian Futures Report Part Two.


Librarian Futures Part Two: Towards a More Accessible Library

Post on May 24, 2023

Technology from Sage recently published the latest instalment in our Librarian Futures series of reports, “The Knowledge Gap Between Librarians and Students”. We explore the differences we observed across our data, and make recommendations for how academic libraries might adjust their practices to support patrons who identify as disabled.

Meet the Team

Meet our Head of Product, Discovery & Authorship, João Peres

Post on May 2, 2023

Get to know our Head of Product, Discovery & Authorship,  João Peres in this Meet the Team post, where João talks about why he loves working across the Lean Library and Sciwheel and the importance of being grateful in day-to-day life.

Meet the Team

Meet our North America Sales Director, Jessica Clemons

Post on April 21, 2023

Get to know Jessica Clemons, our Sales Director for North America, including how she started her career as a librarian so has first-hand insight into their needs.


5 insights about the Lean Library and Springshare integration

Post on April 20, 2023

Read a summary of key insights from our sponsored session at ACRL Conference 2023, to learn more about the partnership between Lean Library and Springshare.


The role of the library in supporting patron reference management 

Post on April 20, 2023

Read 5 key insights from our session at ER&L Conference 2023 on the role of the library in providing access to (and signposting!) reference management tools across disciplines.


Unveiling a new user-centered approach on the delivery of library services

Post on April 20, 2023

Read 5 key insights from our ER&L session on how Bangor University library used digital services at multiple points of the patron workflow to increase library impact and engagement with library-subscribed resources.


5 insights on future-proofing access from ER&L 2023

Post on April 20, 2023

Read 5 key insights from our ER&L Conference 2023 session on how libraries can enter patron workflows - including via Chatbox and LibChat.


What winning the Technology from Sage Innovators Award has meant to librarians

Post on April 20, 2023

Read our interview with the 2022 and 2023 Technology from Sage Innovators Award winners about their plans for utilizing the award money.

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