• Revision and exams – some useful signposts

    If you spending some time over the Easter holidays preparing for exams, and finishing those last pieces of work, we would like to signpost you to some valuable help and support. We have 128 past exam papers as digital items within our library catalogue. If  a department has made past papers available, we have scanned […]

  • Achieving Assignment Success

              We know this is a very busy time for students, the next 6 weeks is crucial to everyone finishing assignments, and preparing for exams. We have created a top 10 tips around how to identify, locate, evaluate and effectively use information. 1. Use the right information source for what you are […]

  • 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 […]

  • Highlights of the Technology Road Show & Mobile Clinic

    Last month Learning Services and IT Services combined forces to bring the first ever Technology Road Show & Mobile Clinic to the University.  The event was hosted in the Hub, to which students and staff took the opportunity to see demonstrations of Edge Hill mobile applications, and to speak to us and obtain technical support […]

  • 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 […]

  • Things to remember over Christmas….including our University Library opening times

              As semester 1 comes to a close and the holidays are upon us, there a couple of things Learning Services would like to help you with. We are aware it’s the exam period in January and also those of you undertaking a dissertation – the next few weeks might be […]

  • Freshers Fair 2012

    Learning Services gives a warm, (but damp) welcome to everyone, both new freshers and returning students. As you will know, the 2012 Student Union Freshers Fair is taking place in the HUB on 26th September.  We will be there throughout the event promoting some of our exciting new developments and resources.  Come and find out about […]

  • New design, new content, new functionality – welcome to the new Learning Services web pages.

    Learning Services staff, in collaboration with colleagues in the web team have developed a new Learning Services web site to support students and staff in using our resources and accessing help. We have worked with academic staff and students during a consultation period, looking at what the key things are they would want from the […]

  • University Library Open Day 18th August 2012

    The University Library at Ormskirk will be open tomorrow (18th August ) during the University open day 10am until 3pm. More information on the University Open Day can be found here. Please come and see us and have a look around at your leisure, or join one of the scheduled tours available. There is full […]

  • Exciting news if you are getting away this summer……

    We hope everyone is going to be spending some time away from Edge Hill this summer, whether business or pleasure, but to help those of you who might be on business, studying or researching, or just need a library so you can read something, here are two things you will find helpful. Need to take […]