• Holy grail found by librarians?…

    Four weeks into the trial of two discovery services, EBSCO and Summon,  which offer a single box to search our databases, e-books, full-text journals and the library catalogue, and opinion is divided on which of the two will best meet our needs.  The tools provide the best of both worlds: the ease of a google-type search facility combined with results from academic resources […]

  • E-asy does it!

    Did you know that Learning Services provides 60,885 electronic books and 16,304 electronic journals for students and staff across all areas of study? All our e-resources are easily accessible 24/7 through the Library Catalogue, whether you’re on or off campus – so you can do your research whenever and wherever you like.  And because they’ve […]

  • Result of the trial for Pier Professional Journals

    At the end of last year we had a trial of the complete collection of Journals from Pier Professional. Pier Professional publishes journals in healthcare, social care and allied fields. There are 23 journals in the collection. Feedback was positive and a decision was made to take out a subscription for the whole collection.  New […]

  • Inter Library Loans

    Following several years of price rises from the British Library and after benchmarking across the sector the cost of Inter Library Loans has increased to £2 per article or book. For further information on inter library loans please see the webpage http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/ls/support/usingthelibrary/#loans

  • New JSTOR Collections Available

    We have added 2 new JSTOR collections.  Arts & Sciences III includes journals in languages and literature, as well as essential titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. There are 151 titles in this collection. The 180 titles in Arts & […]

  • Law Journals on Trial

    We have 9 law journals from Hart Publishing on trial until end of December.  These  journals are now in the library catalogue and the collection can be accessed at Hart Journals

  • New Electronic Resources

    Learning Services have taken out subscriptions to two new electronic databases: Business Source Premier is a full-text database containing over 2,000 management journals Academic Search Premier is also a full-text database and contains over 2,000 journals across a large number of subject areas Both databases can be accessed via the library catalogue library.edgehill.ac.uk