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)
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…
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
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
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!
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!