Don’t leave your seat!


Are you getting ready to start your dissertation?

Here’s an opportunity to learn some new information searching skills at a time and a place that suits you.

Not finding the results you require when searching online, on the library catalogue or journal databases?

Grab a cuppa and find yourself a nice comfy chair and watch this online session to gain some new skills which will improve your search strategy. You can even watch and listen while travelling on the bus or train to and from university.

The session is called “Finding information for your dissertation” session and ran online using Blackboard Collaborate, on 19 February 2014.

Finding information for your dissertation – next live webinar:

If you would like to attend the next live webinar, view the calendar which details all the sessions coming up in Routemaster – Steps to Success – Semester 2. Click on a date to make a booking. You can book any session up to 2 weeks in advance.

We will look at why information skills are important, systematic planning for conducting a search and managing the search process and results. This will be demonstrated via application sharing and web tours.

Do you have feedback or suggestions about delivering skills in this way?

Are there any other sessions you would like to see delivered as an online webinar?

Helen Miller  Helen Miller


Introducing IEEE Xplore

A new e-Resource for Computing

IEEE Xplore is a full-text database from the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology – UK), and the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – US).

This resource contains almost 3 million full-text documents going back to 1988 in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.

Further content includes 151 journals, over 900 conference proceedings and more than 3,400 technical standards. It also includes access to IEEE Standards Dictionary Online.

To access this online resource, search the library catalogue for IEEE Xplore or locate a link on the Business & Computing Subject Resources web pages under ‘Key Collections’.

View an example of a search query on “Multimedia systems“.

Access Live Online Training, Self Paced Tutorials, & User Guides.





Academic Staff EHRA Profiles

EHRA Profile Information

Are you attempting to update your personal profile on the Research Archive and cannot locate your profile information on EHRA?

Personal information for EHRA profiles is now located in eShare the university’s teaching and learning respository.

You can login to eShare using your university username and password.

After you login you will see a ‘Modify profile’ button.

Update your profile and before saving ensure your ‘EHRA Profile Visibility’ is set to public.

Any updates made in the eShare profile will update overnight on the EHRA web pages.

If you have any questions about managing your EHRA profile information in eShare contact:

Research Support Office –


Paul Fox – Research Support Officer –

What is eShare?

Edge Hill University’s teaching and learning repository which supports sharing and collaboration in learning and teaching.

Why use eShare?

  • a digital home for teaching and learning resources
  • easily upload, download and share resources
  • store your presentations, videos, images and more
  • there are no file size limits
  • upload your resource once and link to it from multiple locations including Learning Edge
  • accessible online anytime and anywhere
  • showcase you innovative and creative teaching resources

For further information please contact the eShare team from Learning Services.