• Win with Wordle: Library and Learning Services Welcome Competition 2023

    Library and Learning Services are thrilled to welcome you to a brand-new academic year. To kick off in style, we’ve organised an amazing Wordle challenge competition with fantastic prizes up for grabs. Are you ready to crack the code and claim your reward? Solve the puzzle, and you could win up to £50 in the […]

  • LibKey Nomad: Seamless Access to Edge Hill Library Subscriptions and Open Access Articles

    Enhance your research experience with LibKey Nomad, a powerful browser extension. Discover how to install and use the extension on Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Firefox. Access articles without paywalls from Edge Hill library subscriptions or Open Access sources.

  • Exploring Human Anatomy in 3D: Anatomy.tv at Edge Hill University

    In the captivating world of human anatomy and physiology, nothing quite matches the impact of visual representation. Traditional descriptions often struggle to capture the intricate details of anatomical structures and the full range of motion they offer. This is where Anatomy.tv, powered by Primal Pictures, steps in as a true game-changer. At Edge Hill University, […]

  • Library and Learning Services Welcomes All New Students 2023

    A big, warm welcome from Library and Learning Services to all of you starting your courses this autumn. We can’t wait to meet you and be a part of your exciting journey. We are the Student Engagement team (you might hear us being referred to as UniSkills) and we’re here to make your academic life […]

  • UniSkills Focus On: Google Scholar

    Welcome to the final UniSkills Focus On… blog post of the 2022-23 academic year. Today we are looking at Google Scholar. What is Google Scholar and what does it contain? Google Scholar is Google’s search engine which focuses on finding academic literature. It will help you find academic journal articles, textbooks, theses, pre-prints, patents and […]

  • Book your spot for Getting Started With UniSkills!

    Congratulations on securing your place at Edge Hill University! Before you begin your programme, the UniSkills team invite you to join our exciting line up of Getting Started With UniSkills webinars.   From preparing your academic resilience and discovering research skills at university, to academic writing or transitioning to postgraduate study, these sessions are designed […]

  • Ready, Set, Revise! for your Summer Assessments

    For our students busy preparing for their Summer Assessments, this is your reminder that the UniSkills team is still here to support you. Whether you’d like to discuss your revision worries with one of our Academic Skills Advisors in a one-to-one appointment, or discover our range of online resources on referencing, proofreading, being critical and […]

  • World Friendship Day: Friendship in the Archives

    World Friendship Day is Sunday 30th July 2023. To celebrate we asked PhD student Grace Marks to tell us about her research into friendship. You can also view our curated list of books to celebrate online or in the Libby app. Who am I? My name is Grace Marks, and I am currently researching friendship […]

  • UniSkills Focus On: Oxford Academic

    Welcome to another UniSkills Focus On… blog post. This month’s post is the last one of the academic year and we will be looking at Oxford Academic.

  • FROGMAN! Who, What, Why, and How?!

    (Spoiler: I don’t answer any of these questions) My role at Edge Hill University’s Archive started early 2022 as a researcher. I would use the index cards allocated to students that go as far back as the first cohort in 1885 and investigate their lives using other records in the archive and websites such as […]