• Ebook Central update – Bookshelf data will be reset

    Ebook Central update – Bookshelf data will be reset

    Due to a security update with ProQuest Ebook Central all data held in the ‘Bookshelf’ feature of Ebook Central will be lost on Thursday 8th September 2022.  The Ebook Central Bookshelf holds data on recently viewed books as well as downloads and books saved to the bookshelf to read later.   

  • 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 […]

  • Download ebooks to your Kindle Fire, iPhone, iPad, Android or Sony eReader

    Did you know you can download an ebook, or a section of an ebook to read offline? Two ebook providers, Ebrary and Dawson, offer this option, allowing you the convenience of downloading and reading information for when you haven’t got an internet connection. Ebrary You can create an image PDF of a specific chapter or […]

  • Discover More!

    Have you ever wondered where to start looking for information resources for your assignments, dissertation or personal research? We are piloting two new discovery tools which will make this so much easier. They both offer a single box to search our databases, e-books, full-text journals and the library catalogue. The “tools” are called Ebsco Discovery Service […]

  • Result of the trial for Pier Professional Journals

    At the end of last year we had a trial of the complete collection of Journals from Pier Professional. Pier Professional publishes journals in healthcare, social care and allied fields. There are 23 journals in the collection. Feedback was positive and a decision was made to take out a subscription for the whole collection.  New […]

  • WARC – new Media online database

    We have got a new Media resource called WARC. This online database includes thousands of case studies that reveal the campaign strategies of leading brands. There are articles and best practice guides. There is information on market intelligence – ad forecasts, brand profiles, conference reports and other material on top advertisers, brands and agencies. WARC […]

  • Fame: new business database

    We have taken out a new subscription to Fame. FAME contains comprehensive information on companies in the UK and Ireland. You can use it to research individual companies, search for companies with specific profiles and for analysis. Information provided includes Company financials with up to 10 years of history. financial strength indicators, directors and contacts, […]

  • New Education Database: 1300 full text journals

    We have taken out a subscription to Education Research Complete. The database provides the full text for over 1,300 journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for more than 2,200 journals. This database also includes full text for more than 550 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. ERC covers all […]

  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences: new interface

    Until July 2010 IBSS was provided by Ebsco. However Ebsco can supply no longer IBSS and our subscription has been taken over by CSA. It is a new platform for Edge Hill users but seems very intuitive.  IBSS focuses mainly on the four core social science disciplines – anthropology, economics, politics and sociology – but […]

  • New Wiley Site: Wiley Interscience becomes Wiley Online Library

    Over the weekend of 7th and 8th August Wiley will launch their new web site – Wiley Online Library. The Wiley website and all Wiley journals will be unavailable during this time.