• Developing Digital Excellence – November staff development

    Learning Services’ focus for staff development is on effective use of technologies; in the classroom, the office, interacting with students or undertaking research.  In November we have an extensive range of events across all four strands.  Here are some examples of events we are running across the month. • The Digital Classroom – using SMART […]

  • Finding support for academic skills

    Next week sees the start of the Learning Services programme ‘Steps to Academic Success’.  This is a range of academic skills workshops, providing students with opportunities to help them succeed at University. Our programme is aimed at all students – full time, part-time, postgraduate and runs from 5th October to 11th December.  We have developed […]

  • Freshers Fair 2012

    Learning Services gives a warm, (but damp) welcome to everyone, both new freshers and returning students. As you will know, the 2012 Student Union Freshers Fair is taking place in the HUB on 26th September.  We will be there throughout the event promoting some of our exciting new developments and resources.  Come and find out about […]

  • New design, new content, new functionality – welcome to the new Learning Services web pages.

    Learning Services staff, in collaboration with colleagues in the web team have developed a new Learning Services web site to support students and staff in using our resources and accessing help. We have worked with academic staff and students during a consultation period, looking at what the key things are they would want from the […]

  • Learning Services receives award for research

    Michelle Maden, the Clinical Information Specialist at our Aintree campus library co-led a team of 15 clinical librarians that has just been awarded the Practitioner Researcher Excellence Award from the Library and Information Science (LIS) Research Coalition. Best selling-author, broadcaster, academic and full-time medic, Dr Ben Goldacre presented the award to the North West Clinical […]

  • Exciting news if you are getting away this summer……

    We hope everyone is going to be spending some time away from Edge Hill this summer, whether business or pleasure, but to help those of you who might be on business, studying or researching, or just need a library so you can read something, here are two things you will find helpful. Need to take […]

  • Learning Services staff team up with Radio 2

    Today sees the results of the Radio 2 Short Story Competition with Chris Evans. In March, two of our Learning Services staff, Helen Jamieson and Rita McWilliam volunteered as judges for the competition.  Helen read stories for the over nines while Rita read for the younger group.  Both were impressed by the high standard of […]

  • Ebsco eResources fully restored

    Our resources and Discover More tool from Ebsco are now working again.  This was a national problem for university libraries in the UK and was due to some essential maintenance Ebsco had been performing yesterday. We apologise for any inconvenience and if you find any of our eResources do not seem to be performing as they should, […]

  • Everyone can have their say!

    This year’s NSS is now well underway but for everyone who isn’t completing the NSS survey, the Edge Hill Student Union student experience survey is currently taking place.  All eligible students have been emailed the online link to complete the survey and here at Learning Services we would encourage everyone who hasn’t done it yet to […]

  • Need to know more about using IT?

    Did you know Learning Services have a number of web pages and guides to help students with the IT systems we use here at Edge Hill. Within the support area of the Learning Services web pages we have a section ‘Help With University IT’ which provides some key information about the main systems you might […]