• Silent study area during exam weeks

    The individual study rooms on the 2nd floor of the University Library, Ormskirk campus, are booked for exams from 4th – 14th May 2010.  To minimise disruption to students who do want to access PCs for silent study Learning Services have secured a room in the Wilson Centre – WIT1.  The room has 24 PCs, […]

  • PC upgrades – LINC and University Library

    The open access rooms in the LINC building, Ormskirk campus, have all been upgraded with fantastic new PCs.  That’s 90 new PCs! Remember that open access 1 in the LINC is available 24 hours a day with your UniCard, ask at a Library/LINC help desk for further details. The 20 individual study rooms in the University […]

  • InterEd – a new educational resource

    InterEd consists of 6 journals from Mark Allan. InterEd is an online resource providing lesson plan ideas, news, reports and features for teachers and education professionals working in early years, primary and secondary education. The interface is intuitive and the content will be very useful to all education students. The six journals are listed on […]

  • We need your feedback!!

    Learning Services are commited to continually reviewing the services we provide to our customers.  Please take this opportunity to give us your feedback by completing our ’60 second satisfaction survey’ by 28th May 2010.  http://survey.qualtrics.com/SE?SID=SV_9Qyd16Nj3lfqOSo&SVID=Prod A prize of £20 Argos vouchers will be given to 1 person drawn at random.  Thank you in advance…….and good luck!

  • New Ebook Platform

    We are trialling DawsonEra for Ebooks. What is different about DawsonEra?  When you enter the site there are 2 options. You can read the book online with the usual (restricted) printing options or you can download the whole book onto your desktop for upto three days. However there is no faculty to print/save on the […]

  • Oxford Scholarship Online

    We have a trial access to Oxford Scholarship Online. This collection consists of 3,000 scholarly Oxford books in several disciplines including Business and Management, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature,  Psychology, Public Health and Epidemiology and Social Work.  We really need your feedback on this potential new resource. Can you let your Academic Liaison Librarian know […]

  • New video editing facilities in the LINC

      The media production booths in the LINC have been recently upgraded and now provide students with access to Avid Express Pro and Final Cut Pro 7.  Some booths are bookable (please ask at the LINC help desk) and some are available on a first come first served basis.   The Media Development Team is […]

  • Learning Services receive new Customer Service Excellence award!!!

    Learning Services are pleased to announce that we are now the proud holders of an award, issued by the government, for excellence in customer service.  The Customer Service Excellence award  is based on a range of key customer priorities against which organisations are measured.   The assessor looked at the following elements during his visit to the […]

  • 2,000 New Ebooks!

    Our  collection of Ebooks from Ebrary has now grown to 46,092. Two thousand titles were added to the collection in February and these are now available in the library catalogue. To search the complete Ebrary collection go to Ebrary Collection. Do not forget that whilst in the Ebrary library, you can set up a personal […]

  • Learning Services in Manchester

    New Centre..New Library  Development of Learner Support at Armstrong House- Manchester Learning services have been working in collaboration with colleagues from the Faculty of Health to develop facilities and resources in Manchester The new library and learning space on the ground floor has:              Help and Support desk for library and information queries              Self […]