• Introducing our Student Advisors

    We would like to give a warm welcome to our new team of Student Advisors: 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 […]

  • World Book Day Fun

    To celebrate World Book Day we are bringing you a fantastic Golden Ticket competition in conjunction with Wally of Where’s Wally fame. #WBDGoldenTicket In the run up to World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March we will be posting two images per day of Wally somewhere in the University Library with a book. In each […]

  • Coffee and a good book…

    The Costa Book Awards launched 45 years ago (previously known as Whitbread Book Awards 1971-2006) to encourage, promote and celebrate the best contemporary British writing. Today’s awards don’t require you to be British but you do have to reside in the UK or Ireland for at least 6 months a year, of each of the […]

  • Man Booker Prize Winner 2015

    On Tuesday 13th October an author, who only 10 years earlier considered giving up writing all together, was awarded the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction – congratulation Marlon James! The Jamaican born winner endured almost 80 rejections of his first novel, John Crow’s Devil, before it was published in 2005. Three novels later and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Read all about it …….

    …… check out the newly acquired phonics collection at Edge Hill’s library at the Woodlands Centre, Chorley. The government is keen to promote high quality teaching of systematic, synthetic phonics in primary schools so the library at Woodlands, a centre for education resources, has invested in a whole range of phonics materials. Education trainees can […]

  • Learning Services at Christmas

    We are aware the January exam period is looming, as is the start of a busy time for those undertaking dissertations, so the next few weeks may be the only time you may have to get some extra work done.  Learning Services will be here for you if you need some quiet study time. Our […]

  • Download ebooks to your Kindle Fire, iPhone, iPad, Android or Sony eReader

    Did you know you can download an ebook, or a section of an ebook to read offline? Two ebook providers, Ebrary and Dawson, offer this option, allowing you the convenience of downloading and reading information for when you haven’t got an internet connection. Ebrary You can create an image PDF of a specific chapter or […]

  • Resources special!

              Over the past few months, staff in information resources and our academic librarians have been working together to produce a newsletter dedicated to resources. We wanted to share with our colleagues important information about our collections and how they are being used.  We have also highlighted some of the work […]

  • Exciting new way to find out about resources

    Learning Services staff in our Information Resources and Academic Support divisions  have been working closely with our colleagues in the web team to develop a way to keep people up to date with all the new books as they arrive. This is a busy period for us as we buy books at the start of the […]