• Welcome (back) to Catalyst!

    We know it has been a funny couple of years, and those of you who have been here before may not have experienced the building in its full potential. To our new students joining us this academic year, let us tell you all about Catalyst.   Catalyst opened back in Summer 2018 and although we’ve been […]

  • Catalyst Guidelines update – Keeping all students and staff safe

    Due to the 3rd national lockdown that is currently in place we have made some changes to services and facilities within Library & Learning Services and Catalyst.

  • Catalyst at Christmas 🎄

    The days may be getting colder and the term winding down to a close, but here in Library and Learning Services we’re still here to support you through the festive period. While Catalyst’s opening hours are a little different, the good news is you can still access help and information via our online web pages […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24/7 library….the return!

    This blog post is for all you night owls out there… We are delighted to announce that in response to student feedback – and a week of 24/7 opening in December 2014 which proved very popular – we are opening the University library, Ormskirk campus, for 24 hours a day 7 days a week from […]

  • Love is in the air…

    We were feeling the love in the library last week – and it seems that you were too! Lots of you entered our #loveehulibrary Valentines competition and told us why you love the library. The winner won a meal for two which was kindly donated by The Cricketers in Ormskirk. The Cricketers also donated runner up prizes […]

  • Term 1: brought to you by Learning Services

    It’s hard to believe that we are already at the start of the second term, where does the time go? We are in a thoughtful and reflective mood this week, so join us in looking back at the highlights from the first term… We have continued to expand and improve access to resources.  We know […]

  • Stop, look and listen….

    Before all the freshers arrive and the new term gets into full swing, we have taken a moment to stand still and reflect on life in your library this past academic year. Through a series of observations and data collection exercises throughout 2013-2014 we have been able to see what has been keeping you all busy […]

  • Easter Vacation opening at Learning Services

    We are pleased to announce that we are offering extra opening times over the holiday period. Our additional opening is Easter Saturday: 11am – 3pm Easter Monday & Tuesday:  9am – 5pm These days are traditionally University closed days, but as we know this is a very busy time for students finishing assignments and projects, and […]