• How do I control my notifications from Learning Edge (Blackboard)? 

    In Learning Edge, you’re able to set how often you would like to receive email notifications from your course area – You can set to receive them as they happen or can instead opt for all updates to be delivered once per day at approximately 5:30pm in “Daily Notifications” email. You can also specify the […]

  • 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.   

  • 💖 Sharing admiration for the Teaching Online Reading Group: @EHU_TORG.

    The journey so far – blog number 1… In the beginning… In 2020 the Teaching Online Reading Group (TORG) for 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 is to provide a […]

  • Discover More and eResources – what’s next?

    Over the past two years Library and Learning Services have developed a new Collection Development Policy and invested in resources to assist our digital-first approach. This approach supported the pivot to online delivery in March 2020, where we aimed to provide as much online content as we possibly could. At the time we were supported […]

  • Learning how to share

    Staff Development: eShare: Making the most of your Digital Repository What is eShare? Why do we have it? How can it benefit me? Come along for an introduction to our digital repository for teaching and learning and see how you can make the most of eShare. eShare offers you the opportunity to showcase your work […]

  • Over half a million what?

    Did you know the Library Catalogue can be used to access over 17,000 E-Journals? In the last academic year (2010/2011) you downloaded over half a million articles. The favourite databases with the top downloaded usage by faculty were: Faculty of Health and Social Care  Proquest Nursing Journals  57,064 full text articles Faculty of Arts and […]

  • An Introduction to Publications- widening your research horizons

    On Friday, 2nd December the next workshop in the series aimed at research staff and students will take a fresh look at less well known sources of information.  Participants will have an opportunity to explore:   Open access journals   Institutional repositories   Theses & dissertations   Image archives   There will also be an […]

  • Make the Web Come to You: Simple tools and techniques that keep you in the loop

    Do you want to keep track of the online debates and conversations taking place in your community of practice and beyond? Do you struggle to find time to check what is being said through all the relevant web sites, blogs, journals and social networking sites? As part of the Emerging Technologies series this 1 hour […]

  • Hidden Gems

    If you are studying education and are unsure as to which databases to use, here are details of five “hidden gems” to get you started: Education Research Complete This database is recommended if you are looking for journal articles related to education as all the journals in the database relate to education. It covers all […]

  • Did you know… We’re keeping up with Emerging Technology

    We’ve been using technology in teaching for years, some of it for so long that we don’t even think of it as technology any more. Keeping up to date with delivery techniques helps ensure a good experience for our students. Here in the Learning Technology Development team we look for up and coming ideas that […]