The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

The Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals are one of the most prestigious children’s book awards. Run by The Library and Information Association, CILIP, the Carnegie award recognises a writer annually for an “outstanding book written in English for Children and young people” (CILIP, 2019). Starting in 1936 in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie … More The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

Online Resource of the Month: Gale Primary Sources

TWITTER: @GaleCengage FACEBOOK: facebook.com/GaleCengage YOUTUBE: Gale SUBJECTS PARTICULARLY USEFUL FOR: American Studies, Archaeology, Criminology, Education Studies, English Language, English Literature, Film Studies, History, Journalism, Law, Liberal Arts, Media & Communication, Politics. Formerly known as Artemis, Gale Primary Sources brings together the collections of 5 databases: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection 19th Century UK Periodicals … More Online Resource of the Month: Gale Primary Sources

Short Story Week

This week in the library we are celebrating Short Story Week! On the top floor you will find a display with some of our selections of short stories. Have a peruse through our pictures below with some choice picks from our story collections to whet your appetite for a tale or two, or to inspire your own creative writing! … More Short Story Week

Spoooooooky Staff Picks!

This Halloween some of our library staff have picked their favourite scary stories  to share with you. Dare you read them..? MW – Osamu Tezuka “Amazing dark story with more than one twist, elegantly told and beautifully drawn. Osamu Tezuka’s creative genius really shines through on every page.” MW follows Garai, a Catholic priest, Yuki, … More Spoooooooky Staff Picks!

Study Areas

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

Welcome Freshers 2018!

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!

A Day Life in the Life… of the Casual Library Staff

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

School Resources base by base: Religion & Social Sciences, Cross-curricular, History, and Arts

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