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
To help you with your exams and assignments we have been posting daily study tips throughout the assessment weeks. In case you have missed out on them so far, here are the ones from the first week. #ShelfHelp Study Tip 1 Our first tip focused on getting started by creating a study plan. A study plan is a great starting … More #Shelfhelp Study Tips
First of all, we’d like to say a huge well done for all our hardworking final year students! Now you’re reaching the end of your course and your time at our wonderful University, there are a few things you need to do. Please make sure that by 25/05/18 you have: Returned all your Library books … More Final year students & the Library
Did you know there is a Librarian specifically for your course? The Librarians know which Library resources are useful for your subject and where to find them. They know their way around journal databases, and can help you search for and access the journals you need. You can even book a one-to-one meeting for some extra help. Below you … More Meet your Subject Librarian
Box of Broadcasts (BoB) BoB is an online service where you can catch up on TV and radio services for your studies. There are over 65 TV & radio channels available as well as an archive of well over 1 million programmes. To access this resource visit learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand, click on ‘Sign In’, search University of … More 3 Great Resources You May Not Know About
This week’s blog post focusing on the School Resources Centre comes to you courtesy of the student fellows who have been working to make School Resources more accessible. Since September we have been working on a small project hoping to improve the School Resources Centre. We took some time to find out what other … More Student Fellows Brighten Up the School Resources Centre
How Do I Search the Catalogue?Want to know how to find a book in the Library? Or ever wondered what the number you are always looking for means? Then this is the blog post for you. Find out how to use the Catalogue and locate items in the Library. How to search for an item When looking … More How do I find that book?
Calling all Mature Students – would you like some help in finding and using information? If this is the case, the Library can help! We offer tailored 1:1 sessions on how to use all of our resources, as well as research skills and more. In addition, we can help you with specific skills such … More Mature Students
Chelsea, one of our interns, shares her experiences… Every year, throughout the month of November, a non-profit organisation by the name of ‘NaNoWriMo’ hosts a global online writing event; an event which has seen the publication of hundreds of novel as an outcome! National Novel Writing Month – aka. NaNoWriMo – encourages budding writers to … More NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month!
Earlier in the year, the Library ran its first Roaming Library Survey! We went out and about on campus asking for feedback on if students do/don’t use the library, and why/why not. We were really grateful to all of you who were happy to talk to us and gave us your time. Without valuable feedback from our … More RESULTS: Why you do/don’t use the Library…