How your staff will benefit

Most of our faculty and staff users categorise their usage under one of these three umbrellas.


Professional Development

Record webinars or seminars, capture talks at conferences or events, and then effortlessly turn that content into useful notes, all while staying actively engaged in the content.

Recording internal meetings

Take minutes or capture your own notes from meetings, set follow-up tasks for your actions, and share your notes with colleagues.

Academic research

Record academic interviews and stay engaged in the conversation, turn that content into useful notes, and effortlessly search the entire transcript.

88% of users find note taking less stressful using Glean

Don't take our word for it...

...take a look at what staff at H.E. colleges across the United States have to share.

Glean are leading specialists in note taking technology and have been supporting Higher Education for over 15 years.


A more effective way of working

  • Record meetings, add notes and engage in the moment without missing a thing.
  • Combine transcripts, slides and more in one easy-to-use workspace.
  • Return to meetings at your own pace, add detailed notes, find definitions and more.
  • Make use of your content to write up reports, create minutes and work through your tasks.

Safe and secure

  • Locally-saved data is stored on hard disk in a Glean-readable format.
  • Cloud storage is hosted across Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud platforms.
  • All data is encrypted at rest and only transmitted over encrypted channels.
  • SOC 2 Type I Compliance and Annual penetration testing.

Work anytime, anywhere

  • Compatible with Windows, Mac, Chromebook, Linux, Android and iOS.
  • No installation required - simply log in to your Glean account from any device.
  • Accessibility is a core design principle of Glean
  • Use Glean in meetings, interviews and presentations, whether in-person or online.
  • Works even when you don’t have an active internet connection.

93% of users say they can better manage an overload of information with Glean


Is Glean accessible?

Our vision is to make Glean accessible to as many people as possible. As part of this: 

  • Glean is regularly tested with screen readers to ensure compatibility.
  • All text elements within the interface meet WCAG 2 Level AA standards.
  • Glean is designed with keyboard accessibility in mind, and is fully usable without mouse input. 
You can find out more about Glean's accessibility on our Help Center
Will Glean work on the device I use?

Glean is compatible with Chromebooks, Mac, and Windows. We also have a mobile app which works on both iOS and Android.

How does transcription work in Glean?

Glean can be used online and offline once you've logged in.

Your recordings will then sync to your account when you next reconnect to the internet.

Can I record audio online with Glean?

Absolutely! Glean can be used during online classes using Zoom or other platforms.

How easy is Glean to use?

We find that our users get used to Glean pretty quickly. In fact it only takes students a few minutes to get going.

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