On Friday 3rd November ’17 the Library held a Fairtrade Bake Sale to raise money for Helping Hooves and awareness about Fairtrade… All the cakes, brownies, and biscuits were baked using Fairtrade ingredients, and we handed out awareness-raising leaflets and ‘I choose Fairtrade!’ stickers, to encourage staff and students to consider buying Fairtrade and making … More Fairtrade Bake Sale for Helping Hooves!
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…
“My name is Susan Renshaw and I have two roles: Deputy Librarian and Faculty of Arts Librarian. No two days are the same for me but I will tell you about one of my days during induction week… Last Tuesday I came into work as normal just before 8am to catch up on emails and … More A Day in the Life… of a Librarian!
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…
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
Happy World Poetry Day! Here is a selection of some of our favourite poets to celebrate this wonderful day which encourages people to read and write more poetry! Who’s your favourite poet? What’s your favourite poem? Tweet us @uniwinlibrary and let us know! Roger McGough “The Head popped a head round the doorway to see … More Our Favourite Poets – World Poetry Day
8th March marks International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is “be bold for change”. These women listed here are women who all had different values, beliefs, and experiences but, in spite of oppression, all strove in different ways to make vital change in their time and world. Explore our books in the library and … More International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange
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!
Make your time using the library more productive and efficient using these methods: Book your PC or Study Room in advance PCs and Study Rooms can be in very high demand during busy periods. Use PC Booking link on the intranet to pre-book a PC / Study Room at a suitable time. Download the (free) University … More Library Hacks