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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Autumn/Winter UniSkills Workshops – Book Your Place Today!

We know you love our UniSkills workshops and webinars (and can see lots of you have booked on already) but just in case you missed the news our UniSkills autumn/winter timetable is live and bookings are open!

UniSkills workshops and webinars are delivered by our team of knowledgeable Academic Skills Advisors and they’re jam packed with the best advice to help you ace your assignments! Whether you’re just starting your learning journey or you need help planning your dissertation – there really is something for everyone!

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Dyslexia Awareness week

This week we are shining a spotlight on the dyslexic community and with the help of the British Dyslexia Association (BDA), we hope to provide information, inspiration and confidence boosts to anyone who wants to find out more about the skills of a dyslexic individual. So, switch those notification bells 🔔

If you’d like to find out more about what BDA are up to this week, you can take a look at their webpages too.

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Researcher development training for 2021/22

The full researcher training programme for 2021/22, including new sessions

image promoting researcher development sessions. THese take place in Catalyst, but in January 2022 they are online via Microsoft Teams

Our Research Support Team provides training workshops for research students and staff, and these are included in the University’s Researcher Development Programme. Taking place in Oak Room, 3rd Floor, Catalyst, we cover topics such as publishing your research, open access, using Pure and EndNote, and writing a strong data management plan.

Note: sessions in January 2021 will take place in Microsoft Teams, NOT Catalyst. Please see below for a joining link

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