We are nearing the end of what has become a global annual event for creative writers everywhere! NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month) first began 19 years ago in July 1999 when freelance writer Chris Baty originated the project in San Francisco with a mere 21 participants. By the following year the project had gained a website and had been … More 5 Top Writing Tips! (NaNoWriMo)
This week in the library we are celebrating Short Story Week! On the top floor you will find a display with some of our selections of short stories. Have a peruse through our pictures below with some choice picks from our story collections to whet your appetite for a tale or two, or to inspire your own creative writing! … More Short Story Week
This Halloween some of our library staff have picked their favourite scary stories to share with you. Dare you read them..? MW – Osamu Tezuka “Amazing dark story with more than one twist, elegantly told and beautifully drawn. Osamu Tezuka’s creative genius really shines through on every page.” MW follows Garai, a Catholic priest, Yuki, … More Spoooooooky Staff Picks!
The library is a great place to study whilst on campus. We have different areas to suit students varying needs and we hope this guide will provide you with all the information you need to find the right study space for you. Please be aware cold food is allowed only in Quiet Study, whilst hot … More Study Areas
It’s been a very busy summer here at the library as we prepared for the start of the new academic year! Here’s just a few of the things we got up to: Stock Check If you follow us on Social Media, you may have seen that we’ve been doing a Library wide stock check … More What We Did Over Summer
Hello and a big warm welcome to our new students! Have you explored the Library yet?We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you with your studies. The Martial Rose Library is the perfect quiet space to work, and our team of friendly library staff are here to help you access the … More Welcome Freshers 2018!
Welcome to a day in the life of two casual staff members at the library, Greyson and Kate! During term time our hours are flexible, both of us work between 16 and 18 hours per week. Our role includes shelving (aka procrastinating shelving), and sitting at either the upstairs or downstairs desk, where you’ll often … More A Day Life in the Life… of the Casual Library Staff
Welcome to our third, and final, breakdown of the School Resources bases! Today we are delving into the final four bases in School Resources: Religion & Social Sciences, Cross-curricular, History, and Arts. Religion & Social Sciences is the first base you come across after entering through the glass door and this is the base … More School Resources base by base: Religion & Social Sciences, Cross-curricular, History, and Arts
Welcome to our second break down of the School Resources bases! This time we are exploring our Maths base before leading you through to our collections for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences. The Maths base is located on the far left side of School Resources, outside study room C. The colour for this base … More School Resources base by base: Maths, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences
This series of posts will take an in-depth look at the School Resources Centre. The SRC is arranged into 8 bases, each of which is dedicated to a particular area of the curriculum. By far the largest is our English base which encompasses not only resources for teaching English in the classroom but also a … More School Resources base by base: English