• Black History Month 2022: Reflections and Reviews

    October may feel like a lifetime ago (especially as we hurtle through the final months of the year) and as we had so much going on for Black History Month we’re providing you with a recap and reflection on how Library and Learning Services celebrated: We updated our specially curated reading list, featuring new additions […]

  • The Mystery of the Hobbit Door

    It all started with a tweet…

  • Black History: Keep the Conversation Going

    Throughout October we shared and engaged with a wide variety of resources in order to educate ourselves on issues affecting people of colour in celebration of Black History Month. Read our previous blogs, Black History Month: Expanding our minds and our Library resources and Black History Month: Read, Watch, Listen, Reflect to find out more. […]

  • Ebook Central Downtime

    Saturday 26th June 1pm – 11pm  On Saturday 26th June eBooks from ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable, due to an essential server move.  During this time no eBooks will be available from Ebook Central, which is the main supplier of eBooks at Edge Hill University.    To prepare for this we recommend you download books or chapters in advance where this is possible. […]

  • Discover More Downtime

    Sunday 30th May 2021  On Sunday 30th May there will be some disruption to Discover More due to an essential server move.  Discover More will still be available for searching, but not all links to e-books and articles will work as expected.  The A-Z of Journals and Databases will also not work during this time.   

  • World Theatre Day 2021

    Celebrated annually on 27th March, World Theatre Day is a great excuse to embrace all varieties of theatre. Like us, we’re sure that many of you are missing attending plays and shows in person. With theatres and cinemas closed, we’ve resorted to streaming live theatre from the comfort of our homes or subscribing to streaming […]

  • World Poetry Day 2021

    World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21st March each year, since 1999 when UNESCO first adopted the day for this purpose. As poetry began as an oral tradition, UNESCO’s aim was to promote readings and spoken word to give a voice to all communities across the world. Poetry gives us all the opportunity to express […]

  • Friendship Books

    I’m sure it’s not just me whose main experience of seeing friends over the past year has been squinting at screens, hoping the broadband holds and occasionally having to shout, “you’re on mute!” Things that were once regular occurrences – meeting up with friends for a drink or popping over to their house for a […]