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
Summer is here and we at Martial Rose Library will miss you all working hard, reading our books and filling up our library so we wanted to come together and create a whole new Staff Picks for you all. This one is Summer Reads and all, save for one, can be found in the library … More Staff Picks: Summer Reads 2018
It’s the spookiest time of the year again! So we have decided to gather as many of the scariest horror icons in film and literature together to celebrate and let you fight it out among yourselves who is the best. And please don’t have nightmares… Michael Myers Michael Myers was first seen in Halloween in 1978, directed … More Halloween Icons in Film and Literature
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!
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!
On Saturday 6th February it’s National Libraries Day, so we thought we’d celebrate by telling you some fun facts from some of Britain’s most impressive libraries… The British Library is home to over 150 million items, making it the largest library in Britain! We often request books from here as part of our inter-library loans … More National Libraries Day 2016
Welcome back lovely library students, hope you all had a great vacation! We’ve been busy bees this Winter and we (including Marty!) are excited to show what has been going on: We have fancy new lights over the desk and Marty was very keen to demonstrate his Miley Cyrus impersonation… New lights! A post shared … More Welcome Back
The semester has ended; Christmas is here! If you are planning to use the Library during the holidays, make sure you check our opening times below to find out when the building will be open. The Library desk will also be open as usual during these times, and Library staff will be available to help with … More Library Christmas Opening Hours
The nights are drawing in and all you want to do is curl up in a corner with a good book. But sometimes it’s worth leaving the book behind and venturing outside. Armed with your mittens, you can brave the brisk November breeze to draw patterns in the night sky with golden sparklers. If you have … More Remember, remember…