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)
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
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 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
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
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?