When life at the university gets busy, and the reading lists and assignment deadlines start piling up, we could all use a helping hand. Assistive Technology is generally defined as any technology that supports a person in their learning or daily life. It can be a piece of software, an electronic gadget which helps with … More Assistive Technology in the Library
We are nearing the end of what has become a global annual event for creative writers everywhere! NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month) first began 18 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)
What is an Inter Library Loan (ILL)? Do you have a book you really need which isn’t in the Library Catalogue? Fear not! With Inter Library Loans (ILL) you can send in a request and we’ll search other libraries (from all over the world!) for that book for you. This isn’t just limited to books, … More Inter Library Loans: Your Questions Answered
Hello and WELCOME to our new students! Have you explored the Library yet? 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 resources you need. We’re here for you, so please don’t hesitate to visit the Library Enquiries … More Welcome Freshers 2017!
Ever wondered what the Library staff get up to over the Summer Holidays? Perhaps you have visions of a quiet time of relaxation, an empty library, and maybe even time to sit back and read some of our 300,000+ books? Well, we wish that was the case! The Summer Vacation can sometimes be our busiest time! When our … More What we’ve been up to over the Summer…
Home for the holidays but still want to access a university library? SCONUL Access allows students and staff to use other university libraries. Staff, part-time and postgraduate students can also borrow from other university libraries. It’s easy to apply online. Just go to https://www.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access. You must be in ‘good standing’ with the University of Winchester Library, … More Live near another university? Use their library!
This week is World Autism Week! (27th March – 2nd April 2017) Come and visit our Literary Facts Board near the central staircase! Here you can take away a fact about literature, and/or write a fact yourself on a post-it and leave it for someone else on the board! Here are some of the interesting facts so far… We’ve also created a … More World Autism Awareness Week
Welcome to all students who are studying at a distance 🙂 This post will summarize our services which are available to you. It is also worth saying that you are very welcome to come to campus and use the physical Library, if this something which is feasible for you. (For further information about the physical … More Help me I’m a Distance Learner!
Come along to our friendly, informal drop in sessions every Friday afternoon in semester 2. Pick up some top Library tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Library resources! If you need any help outside of these sessions, please don’t hesitate to speak to Library staff on the enquiries desk at any time, e-mail … More Helpful Library Drop In Sessions!
Cats and books, cats and books! What more could you want? These literary cats have captured the hearts of the Martial Rose Library, and we’d love to share them with you! We all know cats have 9 lives, so… here are our Top 9 Literary Cats! Who’s your favourite literary cat from our list? Are there … More Top 9 Literary Cats