National Coming Out Day

Last month saw the celebration of International Bi Visibility Day (September 23rd), a global campaign to raise awareness of bisexuality, often the silent B in LGBT. This month we celebrate National Coming Out Day, an annual LGBTQ awareness day observed on October 11 each year, represented by the NCOD logo below. The ethos behind NCOD … More National Coming Out Day

Question of the Moment

Voting tokens at the ready! We’ve been asking for your feedback using our #QuestionoftheMoment voting boxes. For each question, simply pop a token in the box which best describes your thoughts. We publish the results from the last question too, so you can see how your thoughts compare with your fellow students. You’ll find the … More Question of the Moment

Live near another university? Use their library!

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 You must be in ‘good standing’ with the University of Winchester Library, … More Live near another university? Use their library!

World Autism Awareness Week

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

Christmas Vacation Opening Hours

Semester One is nearly over, but we understand you may still need access to the Library and its resources over the Christmas period. Here’s when we’re open… Hope you all have a well-deserved rest over the Christmas Vacation, and see you for Semester Two in the New Year! Merry Christmas from Martial Rose Library!

What’s the point in journal articles that I can’t read?

This post will look at journal articles where we do not have access to the whole journal article (this is also called the ‘full text’.) This is the sister post of ‘How can I find the full text of a journal article?‘ – which looked at how to select only those journal articles which have the full … More What’s the point in journal articles that I can’t read?

How I can I find the full text of a journal article?

When you search for journal articles on many of our resources, the results which you find fall into the following 2 categories: results that will let you click through and open up the whole journal article (a.k.a. the ‘full text’) results that do not let you open up the whole journal article, but instead just provide … More How I can I find the full text of a journal article?

3 day loans

Everything you ever wanted to know about 3 day loans! What are 3 day loans? 3 day loans are books which you can borrow for a maximum of 3 days at a time. Bear in mind the weekends! –  we are open 24/7 during term time, so a 3 day loan which is borrowed on a Wednesday will be … More 3 day loans