• 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 […]

  • Adding materials to the library collection

    There are three routes to adding new materials to the library collection, depending on what the new item is for and who will be using it. You can use these questions to work out the appropriate route to use. Are you a student? If yes, please see You want it, we get it. • Are […]

  • Ebook Central update – Bookshelf data will be reset

    Ebook Central update – Bookshelf data will be reset

    Due to a security update with ProQuest Ebook Central all data held in the ‘Bookshelf’ feature of Ebook Central will be lost on Thursday 8th September 2022.  The Ebook Central Bookshelf holds data on recently viewed books as well as downloads and books saved to the bookshelf to read later.   

  • Are you graduating in December?

    If so, Learning Services would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best in your future accomplishments, be that further study or starting out on your chosen career path. Did you know that you can still access library resources after graduation? Apply for an Alumni membership of the University Library after graduation to access […]

  • Read a New Book Month

    Did you know there are nearly 130 million printed books in existence? Did you also know that it would take 60,000 years to read all these books? That’s a lot to choose from… To celebrate Read a New Book Month, I have created a list of book suggestions for you to read over the Christmas […]

  • A Day in the Life of a Student Advisor

    Hi, I am Jade and I am currently in my 3rd year studying Nutrition and Health. I am one of five Student Advisors, working for Library and Learning Services in Catalyst. We work from 11am to 4pm, Monday to Friday and we are here to help students along their academic journey. We can help by […]

  • Educational Resources – What is available to you?

    What is a resource? It’s more than you may initially think, and there are many different resources available to you here at Edge Hill University. It is something that can help aid you in doing a specific job, writing an assignment or your dissertation. The resources available to you throughout Catalyst are more than you may […]

  • DIY Library: Create your own Catalyst

    How can you make the most of Catalyst and all it has to offer? Follow this step-by-step guide below to create the beginning of your very own Catalyst experience. Step 1: Find your time At Catalyst you definitely won’t be short for time – the building is open 24/7 during term. This means whether you’re […]

  • Meet our Student Advisors

    This year we welcome five new Student Advisors to our team: Dylan, Claire, Shelby, Rachel and Jade. The Student Advisors are based in Catalyst and they are here to support you. The role of a Student Advisor is to provide help, support and guidance to other students on a peer to peer basis. The team are all […]

  • Book Spine Poetry

    If you are struggling with starting a creative piece of writing, wanting to get into poetry writing or just like the idea of creating your own poem then book spine poetry might be a great activity for you! In the wake of National Poetry Day, I invite you to take part in creating your own […]