Sleigh Your Studies with UniSkills

From humming holiday tunes to talk of tinsel in the office, it’s safe to say that festive spirit has descended upon the Student Engagement team. While you might feel your own cheer is dampened by drafts and deadlines, the good news is #SleighYourStudies is back throughout December to keep your Christmas break as stress free as possible. From new workshops to exciting competitions, read on to see everything our academic skills elves have in store…

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Meet Your UniSkills Student Advisors

The Library and Learning Services Student Engagement team (aka the UniSkills team) have recently recruited some new Student Advisors to join our already established (and award winning!) team. As current students, they bring a wealth of experience from studying at Edge Hill as well as a great variety of subject knowledge from their individual disciplines. Read on to get to know who they arewhat they are studying and their top Study Happy tips!

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Elsevier ScienceDirect Negotiations

Background

UK Universities are coming to the end of 5-year agreement with Elsevier which provides Edge Hill staff and students with access to more than 1,800 journals on the Elsevier ScienceDirect platform. Edge Hill are part of a UK-wide consortium that is working in partnership with Jisc to negotiate a new deal for 2022 and beyond after the current agreement expires on 31 December 2021. The negotiations are aiming to secure a transformative journal agreement, otherwise known as a ‘Read and publish’ (R&P) deal that seeks to constrain costs and ensure full and immediate open access to UK research published by Elsevier.

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