PDF documents and accessibility

The regulations

Under The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018, all Higher Education Institutions are required to make any content shared in Virtual Learning Environments and on websites accessible for as many users as possible.

Library & Learning Services have lots of information on how to make documents accessible on their wiki pages and accessibility training takes place throughout the year. Please contact [email protected] for information.

At Edge Hill the Ally tool is available to all staff and students within Blackboard course areas. Staff can use this to see how accessible a course area is and establish which changes should be made to course items to improve accessibility. For staff and students Ally enables course content to be downloaded in alternative formats to suit individuals’ needs.

Ally tool logo
Continue reading

SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a database which supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Resources include a methods map, case studies, datasets, books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos from world-leading academics. The material is perfect for academic work, and is definitely worth using in your bibliography!

Continue reading

ClinicalKey Student: Nursing, Medical and Midwifery Resources

ClinicalKey Student is a leading clinical-based resource that contains 106 nursing, 30 midwifery, and 310 medical titles as well as images and videos for many specialties providing trusted resources for students and their faculty.

You will need to create an account to use Clinical Key Student and its personalisation features, and there is even a handy video guide to help you get started. ClinicalKey is divided into following three collections:

Continue reading