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The conference will take place at the University of Liverpool in the Foresight Centre.

Click here for more information and directions.



The University of Liverpool's contemporary city centre accomodation offers double en suite rooms which are available to book here.



10am: Registration and coffee

10.30: Introduction 

10.35: Impact of EDS on information literacy (Lisa Rose-Wiles, Seton Hall University)

11.05: Promoting information literacy with EDS (Katherine Rose, Regent's University)

11.35: The case for law students to use EDS: Proof beyond reasonable doubt? (Lisa Hawksworth, University of Liverpool)

12.05: Lunch

1.05: Using EDS to progress from FE to HE (Jackie King, Reaseheath College)

1.25: 14 to postgraduates: EDS in an ME Library (Tom Butler, Croyden College)

1.55: EDS and hard to reach groups (Laura Wilkinson, University of Sunderland)

2.25: Break

2.50: Usability testing with EDS (Adele Robinson, University of Bedfordshire)

3.20: LibGuides and EDS (Georgina Hardy, Aston University)

3.40: Q&A 

4pm: Finish and next steps



You can now register for a place at the first EDS Conference at the University of Liverpool.  The conference will take place from 10am - 4pm.

Attendance is free and you can register here.

Any questions or comments can be posted on the Conference's Facebook Page: or tweet using #EDSliv


EDS Conference 2014

University of Liverpool 

Thursday 24th July 2014

Got a great idea? Email Sarah with a proposal (<150 words) before 31 Jan 2014

Booking open now


More information

Is your library an EBSCO Discovery Service customer, or are you considering EDS?

Come to the first EDS conference to share good ideas and learn tips and tricks from other EDS users. Why not share your experience? These are some of the themes we hope to cover, but if you’ve got a great idea please don’t feel limited:

·         EDS and Information Literacy

·         Improving Student Experience with EDS

·         EDS and LibGuides

·         EDS and Widening Participation

·         EDS and Hard to Reach groups

The University of Liverpool was one of the first UK libraries to implement EDS in 2010; we are delighted to host the first EDS conference and hope it will be the first of many.


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