• Learning Services On Location – bringing support to you!

    During May, Learning Services will be ‘On Location’ in your faculty to offer academic and administrative staff help and advice on a wide range of services.  Engaging with staff is key to our service and recent feedback from the academic staff survey highlighted that staff would find it very useful if we could be around […]

  • Semester 1 2015 – How was it for you?

    As Semester 2 is now well underway we thought we would take a look back at some highlights of  the first term to just see how we were doing in terms of performance – our aim is to deliver services and support which are focused on our customers and what customers need… So how did […]

  • 2016 – Feel prepared

    Revision Central now available in Learning Edge It’s been a busy few weeks with assignments being due and on top of that the upcoming festivities to plan for, finance and of course, enjoy. For many of you, however, there is the knowledge that the New Year also brings with it the exam period. Now there […]

  • PC Space Finder

    Find the right study and PC space for you The Ormskirk campus offers a wide range of spaces, from serious study spaces in the University Library, and LINC  to specialist spaces in departments. Please find a space which suits your study need –  The University Library has lots of spaces to support working on assignments and projects but […]

  • Find what you’re missing

    We launched the new catalogue in June after a period of almost 12 months planning and testing.             We hope you like the many new features of the catalogue, here’s some information about what’s new: A powerful search tool for all print and electronic resources resulting in more resources at your fingertips Seamless access to your […]

  • Hello to the new library catalogue

    We launched our catalogue on Monday 1st June after a period of almost 12 months planning and testing. The new catalogue is just part of a suite of changes you will see over the coming months but if you have any questions or you can’t find what you need in the catalogue or our tool […]

  • So, how user friendly are we? Learning Services UX experiences..

    With a major UK conference last month, the subject of UX in libraries is very much on the agenda.  UX or usability can take a variety of forms and many of us have been engaging with the ideas, techniques and concepts of UX for the past couple of years. Helen Jamieson and I attended a […]

  • Evaluating academic skills support

    Last term, as part of Learning Services quality framework, we undertook a full evaluation of the 1-2-1 academic skills support sessions we provide to students. We provide a number of mechanisms for students to access support, these include sessions embedded within the timetabled curriculum, on-line help and on-line workshops, Steps to Academic Success workshops which […]

  • Drop in to discover more

                Come and see our librarians to get some helpful advice and tips for using the discovery tool.  We have produced a handy guide but if you would like to find out more, or ask questions and see how you can search more effectively and locate the full text, we […]

  • Do you need to discover more?

    It has come to that time of year when you will be researching for assignments or exams. One of Learning Services’ key resources to support you with your research is Discover More. We have recently upgraded the tool and there are lots of new features which we hope will help you as you search for information […]