Get Ready for Summer Assessment!

For those whose academic year hasn’t quite ended yet, we wanted to let you know your Student Engagement Team are still on hand to help you. From our virtual UniSkills support (Available on our web pages 24/7), to our Student Advisor Social Media Takeover from 16th-20th August, there’s plenty to develop your skills ahead of any upcoming Summer Assessments you may have.

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To EHU Staff: How Reading Lists Online can support the accessibility of your Learning Edge modules.

Reading Lists Online homepage

1) The Reading List Online software has accessibility features built in by allowing users to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen.
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard and /or speech recognition software.
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader.
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Boost your summer skills by Planning Ahead With UniSkills

This summer get ready for your return to university in the autumn with your Student Advisors: Charlotte, Lauren, Darren, Callie and Maya. If you’re struggling to get organised then our Planning Ahead With Uniskills webinar will be perfect for you! They’re co-designed and delivered by students for students and are open to anyone wanting to develop their skills for the future and become experts at planning ahead.

Planning Ahead With UniSkills. Co-designed and co-delivered by your student advisors. Book now
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Ebook Central Downtime

Saturday 26th June 1pm – 11pm 

On Saturday 26th June eBooks from ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable, due to an essential server move.  During this time no eBooks will be available from Ebook Central, which is the main supplier of eBooks at Edge Hill University.   

To prepare for this we recommend you download books or chapters in advance where this is possible. You can do so here.   

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Download instructions are available here: 

Full book download  

Chapter download

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause. 

An invitation for staff to the Teaching Online Reading Group: @EHU_TORG

In 2020 the Teaching Online Reading Group for EHU academic staff members was launched (via MS Teams) by Dr Claire Hawkins, Senior Lecturer in Primary Computing Education and Sonia Edwards, Academic Engagement Manager in Library and Learning Services. The aim was to provide a space to discuss user-friendly, research-based articles about online teaching and learning. The group provides a valuable opportunity to actively and critically consider what it means to teach in a virtual world. It is ideal for people who have been forced to rush headlong into online teaching and want time to reflect and discuss their practice.

Invitation to the Teaching Online Reading Group
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All About Scopus

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What is Scopus? 

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature across disciplines, making it a great tool for doing research. It also provides access to reliable article data, metrics and analytical tools. As well as the search function, Scopus has a powerful current awareness tool so new research in your discipline can be emailed to you at a time that suits you. 

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